The Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved construction of six Railway Lines and a Railway bridge to cater to both increased passenger and freight needs in various areas of the country.
Entire route from Pune-Miraj-Hubballi-Bengaluru has been identified for doubling which will not only improve smooth flow of traffic but also boost overall development of the region.
This stretch is part of an important rail link of passenger trains between Mumbai and Bangalore and goods trains to the ports at Mangalore. On this route, doubling between Bangalore-Tumkur and Arsikere-Chickajur have already been completed. On balance portion, doubling work between Hubli-Londa part of Hubli-Londa-Vasco-da-Gama, is also in progress.
Entire route from Pune-Miraj-Hubli-Bengalore has been identified for doubling to improve flow of traffic & boost development of the region.
— PMO India (@PMOIndia) February 17, 2016