Rlys to introduce high speed corridors

The Indian Railways would soon introduce high speed passenger corridors in three sectors in South India.

Updated: Jul 29, 2011, 23:20 PM IST

Thanjavur: The Indian Railways would soon
introduce high speed passenger corridors in three sectors in
South India, with trains running at 150 km per hour and
dedicated freight corridors in six sectors, Minister of State
for Railways JH Muniyappa said here o Friday.

"Survey work has started for these lines between
Chennai-Bangalore, Chennai-Coimbatore and
Coimbatore-Ernakulam," he told reporters at Thanjavur Railway
station.

The Dedicated Freight Corridors would be introduced in the
Delhi-Mumbai, Delhi-Kolkata, Kolkata-Chennai, Chennai-Mumbai,
Chennai-Goa and Delhi-Chennai sectors, Muniyappa said.

He said survey work in two places to implement the freight
corridor was in progress and work in other sectors would be
taken up soon.

PTI