KSHRCL – Kerala High Speed Rail Corridor – India - Project Profile
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Kerala High Speed Rail Corporation Ltd (KHSRCL), a public limited company formed by the Kerala government, is planning to undertake the development of Kerala High Speed Rail Corridor project in Kerala, India.
The project involves the construction of a 525km high-speed rail corridor and is planned to be implemented in two phases.
The first phase will include the construction of 220km from Trivandrum to Cochin; and the second phase will include the construction of 305km from Cochin to Mangalore via Kasaragod.
The project also includes the construction of nine railway stations, supportive tracks, maintenance buildings, installation of locomotives and equipment, signals and other infrastructural related facilities.
The Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC) has been appointed the nodal agency to develop the project.
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has been appointed to undertake feasibility studies and to prepare the detailed project report (DPR).
In the first quarter of 2014, the project was put on hold due to financial issues.
In April 2015, Kerala government is seeking funds from the UAE for the development of project.
As of December 2016, DMRC prepared the feasibility study for the project and study activities are underway on Kasargod.
Planning activities on the development are underway.
The project involves the construction of a 525km high speed rail link in Kerala, India.
The US$21,217 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of 220km from Trivandrum to Cochin in the first phase
2. Construction of 305km from Cochin to Mangalore in the second phase
3. Construction of nine railway stations
4. Construction of supportive tracks
5. Construction of maintenance buildings
6. Installation of locomotives and equipment
7. Installation of signals
8. Construction of other infrastructural facilities