Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhu presented his second budget on Thrusday.
A new railway route between Dharwad and Belagavi for a distance of 91 km worth Rs.1850 crores which proposes to reduce time of travel between these two cities from the current three hours to one and half, has been proposed.
The same has to be executed under the extra-budgetary resources funding. However, the time frame for these projects was not mentioned.
The electrification works will be taken up for the Miraj-Londa line at a cost of Rs 208 crore.