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Rail Budget: 487 unfinished projects, says Trivedi

Last updated on: March 14, 2012 16:59 IST

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Union Railway Minister claimed there are 487 unfinished projects of new railway lines gaugeconversion and new lines worth Rs 1 lakh crore (Rs 1 trillion).

Trivedi presented the Railway Budget in the Parliament on Wednesday.

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About 800 km of lines to be gauge converted at Rs 1,950 crore in 2012-13, said Union Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi while presenting the Railway Budget in the Parliament on Wednesday.

He said 725 km of new line completed in the current year, Rs 6,725 crore for new lines. All meter gauge, narrow gauge sections to be made broad gauge, except heritage lines, by end of 12th Five Year Plan.

Thirty-one projects of over 5,000 km being implemented with the support of state governments.

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