Total Broad Gauge (BG) Route kilometer (RKM) Indian Railways (including Konkan Railway) is 63,631. As on 01.04.2020, 39,866 RKM have been electrified. Zone wise length of Rail line yet to be electrified are as under:
|Total BG RKM||Electrified RKM||Balance RKM As on 01.04.2020|
|South East central||2099||1863||236|
|Konkan Railway Corporation Limited||737||109||628|
Ministry of Railways has planned for 100% electrification of Broad Gauge (BG) routes by December, 2023 as per following planning:-
Allocation of funds for Electrification projects are allocated Project wise not zone wise. Budget allocation of recent past and current year is as under:
To expedite electrification of railway lines in the country, various steps have been taken, including award of large size Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) contracts, better project monitoring mechanism and decentralization of powers to field units.
This information was given by the Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry, Piyush Goyal in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.