WR Rail Budget Allocations: 550 Cr for Mumbai Transport Projects, 279 Cr for Passenger Amenities

Major Highlights for Western Railway

Ø 10.96% increase in allocation for Western Railway as compared to 2019-20.

Ø Total Gross Outlay of Rs 7042 Cr has been made for Western Railway.

Ø Rs.1402 Cr have been allocated to construction works includes major work such as New Lines, Gauge Conversion &  Doubling.

Ø Major increase in allocation for traffic facility work, computerisation, Road Safety works, Signalling modernisation, training of staff, etc.

Ø 50.58 Cr have been allocated for yard remodelling and other works like development of basic facilities for goods shed, high level platform with additional loop at yard, extension of pit line, provision of cross over, provision of automatic signalling, Removal of permanent speed restrictions,  etc.

Ø 6.79  Cr allocated for computerisation which includes setting up of ATVMs, Extension of  Unreserved Ticketing System to E category station etc.

Ø Rs.509.42 Cr have been allocated for ROBs, RUBs/LHSs & Level Crossings etc. Rs 901.40 Cr have been allotted to other safety related works like track renewals, bridge works, Tunnel works etc.

Ø Rs.279.70  Cr have been allocated for passenger amenities works.

Ø Rs. 178.59 have been allotted for S&T and other electrical works including TRD.

Major Highlights of Rail Budget Outlay proposed for WR Mumbai Suburban

Proposed Outlay of Mumbai Urban Transportation (MUTP) Works

Sr.NoName of WorkOutlay(Rs in Crore)
1MUTP – II    200
2MUTP – III300

Proposed Outlay under the Head – Assets-Acquisition, Construction and Replacement  

Ø Investment through EBR (Partnership) for high speed railway (Mumbai- Ahmedabad) amounting to Rs.5000 crore.

Proposed Outlay under the Head – Traffic Facilities – Yard Remodelling & others over Mumbai Suburban Section – Rs 2.5 cr

Ø Andheri-Virar – Extension of suburban platforms for running 15-car services on slow corridor amounting to Rs

Ø Provision of new cross over & shifting of signals at Vasai Road crore

Ø New works for development of 2nd terminal at Jogeshwari, removal of diamond crossing & provision of cross overs

Ø Raising of speed to 160kmph/200 kmph on existing New Delhi-Mumbai route (incl. Vadodara-Ahmedabad) – A mission to achieve a travel time of 12 hours between Delhi – Mumbai

Proposed Outlay under the Head – Computerisation over Mumbai Suburban section

Ø Replacement of 377 ATVMs on WR amounting to Rs.1.50 crore

Proposed Outlay for Road Safety works over Mumbai Suburban Section –Rs 4.6cr

Ø Charni Road-Grant Road – Regirdering of Road over bridge

Ø Elphinstone Road – Regirdering of Road over bridge

Ø Virar-Vaitarna – 4 Lane Road over Bridge in lieu of level crossing No.41

Ø Mumbai Central (South) – Regirdering of Road over bridge

Ø Mahalaxmi – Regirdering of Road over bridge

Ø Dadar – Regirdering of Road over bridge

Ø Lower Parel-Elphinstone Road – Regirdering of Road over bridge-

Proposed Outlay on Track Renewals which includes through Rail Renewal over Mumbai Suburban Section (Churchgate-Virar) amounts to Rs.37.80 crore

Proposed Outlay on Bridge works/Tunnel works & approaches over Mumbai Suburban Section Rs 27cr

Ø Churchgate-Virar : regirdering of Bridge No.20 & 66

Ø Additional spans at Bridge No.92 (3 Nos) (18.30 Meters each) with guide bund on the north side east/west approaches

Proposed Outlay on Signalling & Telecommunication over Mumbai Suburban Section Rs 9.82cr

Ø Mumbai Central-Virar-Vadodara-Ahmedabad – Train protection system (500 rkm)

Ø Churchgate-Virar – Replacement of Mobile Train Radio Communication system (MTRC) of suburban section

Ø Churchgate-Vile Parle – Provision of MSDAC in Parallel with existing track circuits to improve reliability of Signalling gear

Ø Churchgate-Virar – Replacement of auxiliary warning system equipment

Ø Virar-Dahanu Road – Replacement of audio frequency track circuiting by digital axle counters

Ø Dahanu Road – Replacement of indoor & outdoor signaling equipment –

Proposed Outlay under the Head – Workshops including Production Units over Mumbai Suburban Section Rs 7.84 cr

Proposed Outlay under the Head –   Passenger Amenities over Mumbai Suburban Rs 16.06cr

Ø Foot Over Bridges at Lower Parel, Prabhadevi, Goregaon, Bandra, Vasai Road, Nalasopara & Virar

Ø New foot over bridges at Goregaon, Malad & Kandivali

Ø 12 mm wide foot over bridge at Borivali

Ø Raising of suburban section platforms from 840 mm to 920 mm (97 platforms between Churchgate-Virar)

Ø Foot over bridge at Bhayandar in view of old west span

Ø Foot over bridge at Virar at PF No.8

Ø Foot over bridge at Kandivali in lieu of old south FOB

Ø Foot over bridge & extension of PF No.1 & 2 at Prabhadevi

Ø Foot over bridge at north end at Khar Road

Ø Replacement of existing FOBs at Marine Lines, Charni Road, Grant Road, Mumbai Central, Lower Parel & Bandra

Ø Extension of north FOB at Parel towards west side

Ø Replacement of asbestos cement sheets of cover over platform by galvalume sheets between vaitarna & Dahanu Rd stations.

Ø Provision/rebuilding of FOB at Andheri, Bandra, Khar Road & Malad –

Ø Replacement of existing FOBs at Santacruz, Andheri, Goregaon, Malad, Naigaon, Nalasopar & Vasai

Ø Providing of FOBs at without escalator at Grant Road, Mahalaxmi, Mahim, Vile Parle, Jogeshwari, Borivali, Dahisar & Vasai Road

Proposed Outlay under the Head – Other Specified works over Mumbai Suburban Section includes

Ø Integrated security system at 32 stations – Rs.1.18 crore

Ø Bandra – Conservation & restoration of station into Grade-I heritage structure – Rs.4.24 crore

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