Home / Ministries / Infrastructure Related / Road Transport and Highways / Government plans for 225 over bridges on major railway crossings

Government plans for 225 over bridges on major railway crossings

News

  • Governments wants to finish the construction of 225 over bridges on major railway crossings in a fast-track mode.
  • This project is of worth Rs 5,100-crore and helps in reducing 40% of train accidents and 66% of death toll.
  • This project will be completed in 2 phases. In first phase construction 100 over-bridges will be completed in a year from now and in 2nd phase another 125 will be completed by March 2017.
  • Maximum of these over-bridges will be constructed in Bihar, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh.
  • In a span of 5 years government wants to complete the construction work of 250 major level crossings on National Highway network which are not yet covered under this project.

Source:ET

Check Also

National Transport Policy: Government of India

The Ministry of Transport issued the policy which is known as National Transport Policy to ...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *