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Kanyakumari-Trivandrum electrification completed

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 9, 2012 - 23:14

Nagercoil: Electrification of Kanyakumari-Trivandrum line in the Southern Railway had been completed and it would soon be operationalised after obtaining Railway safety board`s approval, a senior Railway official said on Wednesday.

After the operation of the line, the electrification of Nagercoil-Tirunelveli line would be speeded up, Southern Railway Assistant General Manager G Narayanan told reporters at Kanyakumari.
He said the doubling work of the line between Chennai and Madurai via Tiruchirappali was underway and the services in the sector would be increased once the project was completed.
The Railway ministry was allocating more funds for implementing safety measures, he said.


First Published: Wednesday, May 9, 2012 - 23:14
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