Rail Development project in Thiruvananthapuram gets clearance
The Ministry of Finance and Shipping has announced a sum of Rs 4,000 crore for rail development project in entire Kanniyakumari-Thiruvananthapuram. The decision was reportedly announced during the foundation stone laying for the Rs 3,618-crore doubling with electrification projects covering a distance of 349 km in Kanniyakumari-Nagercoil-Thiruvananthapuram. The Southern Railway is reportedly also working on the Wi-Fi services and 100 per cent LED lighting facilities at Nagercoil Junction Railway station. The outlay for Tamil Nadu in FY2017-18 is Rs 2,287 crore.