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Title : THE SILVERLINE PROJECT: Prelims Specific Topic


Date : Jan 17, 2022

Description :
  • Background:

 

  • The Kerala government's proposed 'Silver Line' project has received in-principle permission from the Ministry of Railways.

 

  • The Project's Background:

 

  • It entails the construction of semi-high-speed railways between Kerala's two corners.
  • It stretches over 532 kilometers.
  • The corridor will be constructed separate from the existing Thiruvananthapuram-Thrissur route.
  • Its goal is to link major cities and districts with semi-high-speed trains that will travel on their own lines.
  • The nodal agency would be the Kerala Rail Development Corporation (K-Rail), a joint venture between the Ministry of Railways and the Kerala government that will carry out projects on a cost-sharing basis.

 

  • Source à The Hindu à 07/01/22 à Page Number 5

 


Tags : kerala, railways,

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