The much awaited details of the Belgaum – Dharwad new railway line –
The 97 kms stretch will need Rs.545.550 crores and the Rate of return estimated by railways is 7.08%.
The first basic survey was done in 2003. The survey was submitted to the Railway board for approval and also the planning commission in 2012.
There would be 13 stations in-between Belgaum and Dharwad namely: Halga, Ganikoppa, Tigudi, Sampagaon, Bailvadi, Bailhongal, Naginhal, Hunshikatti, Kittur, Teguru, Heggeri, Mommingatti, Kyrakop.
Belgaum is proposed to be made as a junction along with Kyrakop.
It is to be seen in this years budget if any allocation is made for the actual work to commence.