KoPT/MoR – Sagar Island Rail and Road Bridge – West Bengal - Project Profile
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Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) and the Ministry of Railways (MoR) are planning to undertake the construction of a rail and road bridge in West Bengal, India.
The project involves the construction of a rail and road bridge including 27km railway tracks, 4km road bridge, intersections, and pedestrian ways, the installation of lighting systems and fire fighting systems.
In February 2011, RITES Ltd was appointed as study consultant and the adverse technical feasibility report was submitted to the concerned authorities.
In March 2012, the project was placed on hold, due to financial situation of KoPT.
In July 2012, feasibility study report for the project was submitted by RITES.
In April 2015, National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) initiated the process of preparing the detailed project report (DPR).
National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has been appointed as associate developer for the project.
In October 2016, the Central Government has provided approval for a grant of US$77.11 million for the project.
NHIDCL is in the process of preparing the DPR.
The project involves the construction of a rail and road bridge from Kakdwip to Kachuberia on Muriganga River, Sagar Island, in West Bengal, India.
The US$420 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of 27km railway tracks
2. Construction of a 4km road bridge
3. Construction of intersections
4. Construction of pedestrian ways
5. Installation of lighting systems
6. Installation of fire fighting systemsReasons To Buy