Electrification: CORE Targets 2,504 km Completion in Jan, Feb and March 2020

The Central Organization for Railway Electrification (CORE) has targeted electrification of 2,504 route kilometres of the Indian Railways network in the three months ending 31st March 2020.

The targets were finalized after deliberations were held between Railway Board and CORE officials.

Here is a detailed breakup of the target that CORE has set for itself.

ZoneChief Project DirectorSectionRoute KMTarget MonthLight Engine TrialCRS Trial
ECRDanapurKaraila Road-Mahadiya23January 202010-01-202015-01-2020
ERDanapurMunger-Sahibpur Kamal14January 202010-01-202015-01-2020
NWRAmbalaMahendragarh-Sadulpur91January 202015-01-202020-01-2020
WRAhmedabadSurendarnagar-  Dhrangandhara34January 202020-01-202025-01-2020
WRAhmedabadSurendra Nagar – Dhola -SVKD202January 202020-01-202025-01-2020
ECRDanapurSamastipur-Darbhanga- Jaynagar106January 202022-01-202026-01-2020
WRJaipurNeemuch-Chittorgarh52January 202015-01-202020-01-2020
NERLucknowRajapatti-Chhapra Katcheri52January 202025-01-202030-01-2020
NFRNew JalpaiguriNew Jalpaiguri-Raninagar30January 202025-01-202028-01-2020
NWRJaipurBassi- Kanakpura50February 202025-02-202028-02-2020
ECRDanapurKaraila road-Shakti nagar32February 202020-02-202025-02-2020
NRAmbalaAonla-Bareily24February 202015-02-202020-02-2020
ERDanapurBhagalpur-Sahibganj88February 202025-02-202029-02-2020
WCRLucknowJukehi-Kaimoor20February 202015-02-202020-02-2020
WRAhmedabadViramgam- Surendarnagar65February 202010-02-202015-02-2020
WRAhmedabadMaliya miyana-Wankaner96February 202020-02-202025-02-2020
WCRJaipurGurla-Srinagar40February 202025-02-202028-02-2020
WRAhmedabadHapa-Kanalus35February 202020-02-202025-02-2020
WRAhmedabadSavarkunda-Pipavav63February 202020-02-202025-02-2020
NWRAmbalaHanumangarh-Gogameri78February 202015-02-202020-02-2020
NRAmbalaChau ndasi-Harid uaganj85February 202025-02-202020-02-2020
SWRBengaluruHotgi-Vijaypur93February 202025-02-202028-02-2020
ECoRBengaluruLanjigarh-Junagarh54February 202025-02-202028-02-2020
ECoRBengaluruNaupada-Gunupur90February 202025-02-202028-02-2020
SRSecunderabadThiruvarur-Karaikal port42February 202025-02-202028-02-2020
CRSecunderabadSangola-Kurudwadi81February 202025-02-202028-02-2020
NFRNew JalpaiguriNew Bongaigaon-Dudhnoi72February 202025-02-202028-02-2020
WRAhmedabadSurendarnagar- Than47March 202010-03-202015-03-2020
WRAhmedabadKanalus-Gorinjia110March 202010-03-202015-03-2020
WRAhmedabadWankaner-Rajkot42March 202015-03-202018-03-2020
NWRJaipurAjmer- Guriya89March 202010-03-202015-03-2020
WCRJaipurChanderiya-Parsol i33March 202010-03-202015-03-2020
WCRLucknowKatni-Satna excl. Kaimoor side line98March 202015-03-202020-03-2020
NRLucknowUnnao-Bangarmau50March 202015-03-202020-03-2020
NWRAmbalaGogameri-Sadulpur100March 202015-03-202020-03-2020
SECRLucknowLamta-Nainpur35March 202015-03-202020-03-2020
ECRDanapurDarbhanga-Sitamarhi68March 202015-03-202020-03-2020
SECRSecunderabadMarauda – Gundardehi30March 202010-03-202015-03-2020
CRSecunderabadKuruduwadi-Dhoki90
Total Route KM2,504

This list does not include projects under execution by other agencies or zones and may overshoot targets depending on availability of safety officials for trials.

CORE has also advised NWR & WR to take trains on electric traction by March end on the following sections.

SectionsZonal Railway
Delhi – Jaipur – AjmerNWR
Ajmer – UdaipurNWR
Rewari – Ringus – PhuleraNWR
Rewari – HanumangarhNWR
Bhatinda – Hanumangarh – SuratgarhNWR
Mehsana – PipavavWR
Ahmedabad – SurendranagarWR
Ratlam – ChittorgarhWR

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