New Line, Doubling, Tripling and Gauge Conversion: Targets for FY 2019-20

In line with plans and fund allocations set out in budgets for 2018-19 and 2019-20, targets have recently been set out for various zones and executing agencies for the financial year 2019 – 20.

The hike in targets is substantial in several cases, despite below par achievement of targets set the previous financial year.

Details of zone-wise targets for zones and executing agencies are provided in four tables below. Separate tables with breakup for New Line, Gauge Conversion and Doubling/Tripling works can be viewed below the table with overall totals.

Total New Line, Doubling, Gauge Conversion Targets for the Financial Year 2019-20




ZoneSpill-Over from 2018-19
(in kilometres)
Target for 2019-20
(in kilometres)
Total Target 2019-20
(in kilometres)
Central Railway (CR)274394668
Eastern Railway (ER)15196248
East Central Railway (ECR)475293768
East Coast Railway (ECoR)250284534
Northern Railway (NR)164101265
North Central Railway (NCR)99210309
North Western Railway (NWR)364109474
North Eastern Railway (NER)190241430
North East Frontier Railway (NFR)176208385
Souther Railway (SR)153108261
South Central Railway (SCR)335271606
South Eastern Railway (SER)11499213
South East Central Railway (SECR)214279493
South Western Railway (SWR)142340482
West Central Railway (WCR)151123274
Western Railway WR291268559
Total of Zonal Railway Targets3,5433,4256,968
Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd70480784
Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Ltd01,0001,000
IRCON International183273456
RITES5852109
Total New Line Target4,4884,8299,318

Detailed break-up as follows :

New Line Targets for the Financial Year 2019-20

ZoneSpill-Over from 2018-19
(in kilometres)
Target for 2019-20
(in kilometres)
Total Target 2019-20
(in kilometres)
Central Railway (CR)13469203
Eastern Railway (ER)271744
East Central Railway (ECR)23629265
East Coast Railway (ECoR)4545
Northern Railway (NR)06161
North Central Railway (NCR)00
North Western Railway (NWR)116116
North Eastern Railway (NER)00
North East Frontier Railway (NFR)10075176
Souther Railway (SR)1818
South Central Railway (SCR)9490185
South Eastern Railway (SER)00
South East Central Railway (SECR)00
South Western Railway (SWR)2879107
West Central Railway (WCR)6060120
Western Railway WR351651
Total of Zonal Railway Targets8944961,390
Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd15780237
Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Ltd00
IRCON International5788145
RITES00
Total New Line Target1,1096641,772




Doubling/Tripling Targets for the Financial Year 2019-20

ZoneSpill-Over from 2018-19
(in kilometres)
Target for 2019-20
(in kilometres)
Total Target 2019-20
(in kilometres)
Central Railway (CR)140326465
Eastern Railway (ER)12480204
East Central Railway (ECR)129264393
East Coast Railway (ECoR)205284489
Northern Railway (NR)16440204
North Central Railway (NCR)99210309
North Western Railway (NWR)722799
North Eastern Railway (NER)152160312
North East Frontier Railway (NFR)76133209
Souther Railway (SR)6155116
South Central Railway (SCR)197180378
South Eastern Railway (SER)11499213
South East Central Railway (SECR)73173246
South Western Railway (SWR)114261375
West Central Railway (WCR)9163154
Western Railway WR122115237
Total of Zonal Railway Targets1,9332,4704,403
Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd382382
Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Ltd01,0001,000
IRCON International126168294
RITES5852109
Total New Line Target2,4993,6906,189

Gauge Conversion Targets for financial year 2019-20

ZoneSpill-Over from 2018-19
(in kilometres)
Target for 2019-20
(in kilometres)
Total Target 2019-20
(in kilometres)
Central Railway (CR)00
Eastern Railway (ER)00
East Central Railway (ECR)110110
East Coast Railway (ECoR)00
Northern Railway (NR)00
North Central Railway (NCR)00
North Western Railway (NWR)17782259
North Eastern Railway (NER)3880118
North East Frontier Railway (NFR)00
Souther Railway (SR)7453127
South Central Railway (SCR)4343
South Eastern Railway (SER)00
South East Central Railway (SECR)141106247
South Western Railway (SWR)00
West Central Railway (WCR)00
Western Railway WR134138271
Total of Zonal Railway Targets7164591,175
Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd165165
Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Ltd00
IRCON International01717
RITES00
Total New Line Target8814761,357

Work to be executed by agencies like RVNL, IRCON and RITES is spread across various zonal jurisdictions, but not counted under the zonal execution target.







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