-The project execution cost is estimated at around Rs. 1,116 crs.
-It connects several important towns like Manakondur, Huzurabad with Hyderabad as well as facilitates direct connectivity towards Vijayawada, Chennai and Tirupati
Giving special focus for strengthening rail connectivity in the State of Telangana, Ministry of Railways has sanctioned nearly 15 Final Location Survey (FLS) for New Railway Lines. These lines combinedly stretch for a distance of nearly 2,647 kms and is estimated to cost nearly Rs. 50848 crs. Apart from these, another 11 projects FLS have been sanctioned for Doubling, Tripling and Quadrapling for a distance of nearly 2,588 kms and is estimated to cost nearly Rs. 32,695 crs.
The Karimnagar - Hasanparti New Railway Line is one of the important projects for which Final Location Survey (FLS) has been sanctioned by the Railway Ministry. This important line is likely to stretch for a distance of nearly 62 Kms and is estimated to cost nearly Rs. 1,116 Crs. This line is likely to connect important towns like Manakondur, Huzurabad with Hyderabad and also facilitates direct connectivity towards Vijayawada, Chennai and Tirupati.
This new railway line serves as an alternate route for the main line between Kazipet - Peddapalli. The new railway line apart from connecting several new places for the first time with rail facility will be useful for the socio-economic development of the region. It will aid in the passenger movement to and from the capital of Telangana state for multiple sectors like agriculture, business, education, tourism, healthcare, etc.
The line facilitates the granite industry to export their product via Kakinada port, via this shorter route. Direct connectivity to Vijayawada, Chennai and Tirupati enables introduction of long distance trains from this section.
Ministry of Railways has been giving special focus towards rail development in Telangana. Over the past 9 years, the rail budget allocation to the State has been increased by almost 17 times i.e., from Rs. 258 crores in 204-15 to Rs. 4,418 crs. This has led to creation of new rail infrastructure in the State. Over the past nine years, almost 575 kms of rail has been added to the rail network in the State. The sanctioning of Final Location Survey (FLS) FOR 15 New Railway Lines is likely to give further thrust to the rail development in the state.