The Big 3 railway corridors for Coal India

Last Modified: Sat Sep 03 2016 11:01:17 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 50 MT
    of coal were stranded at mines because of rail limitations in 2014.
  • 3
    critical railway lines in Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Jharkhand will enable coal from Coal India mines to be transported to various power generation plants.
  • #1
    Tori-Shivpur-Kathautia Railway Line (90.7 kms) in North Karanpura in Jharkhand.
  • #2
    Jharsuguda-Barpalli-Sardega Railway Line (53 kms) in Ib Valley, Odisha.
  • #3
    Bhupdevpur-Korichapar-Dharamjaigarh (180 kms) in Mand-Raigarh Coalfield, Chhattisgarh.
  • 200 MT
    offtake of coal once these lines are completed. This is nearly 40% of the total coal production in 2014-15 which is why these lines are so critical to Coal India.
  • Rs 8,579 crore
    estimated cost of the three projects.