Rail facilities and rail connectivity in UP will develop 16 times faster in the new financial year. The central government has given Rs 17507 crore to UP from the allocated railway budget for 2023-24. This amount is 16 times more as compared to the year 2009-14. A total of Rs 1109 crore was received during this period.
The Central Government is also getting full support in the efforts of the Yogi government of the state to improve connectivity in the state. This time the central government has made a maximum provision of Rs 2.4 lakh crore for the railways, which is 9 times more than the rail budget of the year 2013-14.
UP will connect with many states through new rail line
At present, work is going on in the state under 83 projects on 7143 km long new railway line. On which about 94 thousand crores are being spent. 55 surveys are to be done for the 3831 km long rail line. Lalitpur-Satna, Rewa-Singrauli and Mahoba-Khajuraho are among the projects related to the new line to connect the state to other states.
700 crore will be spent on these projects. 390 crore will be spent on Bahraich-Shrawasti and Balrampur-Tulsipur line. In 2023-24, 284 crores will be spent for new line for Energy Corridor, 284 crores for Tribal Gaurav Corridor (Umbrella 23-24), 205 crores for Sahajanwa-Dohrighat.
200 crore for Deoband (Muzaffarnagar)-Roorkee, 150 crore for Mau-Ghazipur-Tarighat, 20 crore for Umbrella Project, 20 crore for Anandnagar-Ghugli, 10 crore for Padrauna-Kushinagar via Gorakhpur and 10 crore for Meerut-Panipat 30 lakh rupees have to be spent for this.
These works have to be done to change from the smallest to the largest line.
There are also several projects for conversion from narrow gauge to broad gauge. 100 crore on Mathura-Vrindavan line, 100 crore on Lucknow-Pilibhit via Sitapur, 100 crore on Lakhimpur, 50 crore on Bahraich-Mailani bypass, Indara-Dohrighat 35 crore, Pilibhit-Shahjahanpur 3 crore and 50 lakh on Kanpur-Kasganj-Mathura line. There will be an expenditure of Rs.