RVNL on fast track in completing Rishkesh-Karnaprayag rail project via Devaprayag

Rishikesh-Karanprayag rail project via Devprayag covering 125 km is planned in Uttarakhand.  Project Promoters are Northern Railways and Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL)
Cost:Rs. 4295.30 Crore
Industry:Railway Sector
Stage: Execution
Project Type:New
Capacity:125.09 kms
Completion Date:2015
District:Dehra Dun (Uttarakhand)
The final geological survey of the Railways’ ambitious Rishikesh-Karnaprayag rail link project connecting the hinterland of Uttarakhand to the main network, would be completed soon after which its alignment would be decided. “The alignment of the Rishikesh-Karnaprayag rail route has not been decided yet as the detailed geo-technological investigation is being carried out now. The crucial project has been declared a national project. The total cost of establishing the 125 km long Rishikesh-Karnaprayag rail link is estimated to be Rs 4295.30 crore. Alignment will be decided only after the completion of the final study.