All Metre Gauge tracks to be converted into Broad Gauge: Government

All Metre Gauge tracks to be converted into Broad Gauge: Government

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Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has said that phase-wise all Metre Gauge tracks in the country will be converted into Broad Gauge. During question hour in the Lok Sabha he raised this point statting, “All Metre Gauge lines will be converted into Broad Gauge phase-wise. We have already taken a decision in this regard.”

For completion of old and incomplete projects gradually the Railway Ministry has been mobilising Rs 3.5 lakh crore the Minister said.

He said that in the past, foundation stones were laid for many projects without making financial provisions so they have now decided that all sanctioned and old incomplete projects will be completed phase-wise.Every member of the House would be informed by the Minister about the incomplete projects in their respective constituencies and states and the initiatives taken by the Railway Ministry to complete them.

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