of coal were stranded at mines because of rail limitations in 2014.
critical railway lines in Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Jharkhand will enable coal from Coal India mines to be transported to various power generation plants.
Tori-Shivpur-Kathautia Railway Line (90.7 kms) in North Karanpura in Jharkhand.
Jharsuguda-Barpalli-Sardega Railway Line (53 kms) in Ib Valley, Odisha.
Bhupdevpur-Korichapar-Dharamjaigarh (180 kms) in Mand-Raigarh Coalfield, Chhattisgarh.
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.