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Cabinet Approves Construction of Doubling of Railway Line with Electrification Between Thiruvananthapuram & Kanyakumari

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi, has approved the construction of double line with electrification between Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala and Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu, on Wednesday. The total length of the line will … Continue reading

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Union Railway Budget 2013: What Kerala Gained?

Union Railway Minister Shri.Pawan Kumar Bansal presented the Railway Budget for the year 2013-2014. Was there any gain for Kerala in this budget? Lets have a look ! In the budget speech, minister mentions “As regards setting up of new … Continue reading

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1st Electric Engine-hauled Train Reaches Kanyakumari

Train No: 16526 Bangalore-Kanyakumari Island Express on Thursday became the first electric locomotive-hauled train to reach Kanyakumari. The train that left the Thiruvananthapuram Central railway station at 3.30 p.m. covered the 87-km route without any hitches and reached Kanyakumari at … Continue reading

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Proposal for Mountain Railway in Thiruvananthapuram

News Sourced from “Metro Vaartha” dated 20.10.2011 Summary: A new rail alignment going via the eastern part of Kerala’s hill regions proposed Will connect lots of points of interests like electronics production centers (Keltron’s plant at Karakulam), space research center … Continue reading

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