Six railway projects in Kerala inaugurated

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016,12:41 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Kozhikode | Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu Monday inaugurated six railway projects in Kerala, including the newly-built 9.6-km long Tiruvalla-Chengannur double line, through video conferencing.

He said the ministry has chalked out a comprehensive plan for developing Railways through Public-Private Partnership (PPP) and Joint Ventures with the state governments.

Besides, the Tiruvalla-Changannur double line which would ease congestion in the Ernakulam-Kottayam-Kayamkulam section, facilities include laying of foundation stone for extension of Foot Over Bridge at Kozhikode station, inauguration of a new platform at Palakkad, inauguration of Wi-Fi services and escalator at Thrissur and inauguration of an escalator at Thiruvananthapuram Central.

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