Trivandrum–Kasargod Semi High Speed Rail: Project Information, Routes, Fares and other Details

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Trivandrum–Kasargod Semi High Speed Rail: Project Information, Routes, Fares and other Details

Project Summary

  • Project Name: Thiruvananthapuram–Kasargod Semi High-Speed Rail Corridor (Silver Line)
  • Project Owner: Kerala Rail Development Corporation Limited (K-Rail)
  • General Consultant: SYSTRA MVA
  • Project Completion Cost: Rs 63,941 crore (Rs 639.4 billion)
  • Length: 530.6 km
  • No. of Stations: 11
  • Total Journey Hours: 4 Hours
  • Ticket Price: Rs 1,463 one way (Rs 2.75 per km at 2020 level with 7.5% annual hike)
  • Ridership: Approx. 80,000 passenger per day
  • Project Deadline: 2025

Silver Line Semi High-Speed Rail Network

  • Network Length: 530.6 km
  • No. of Stations: 11
  • Station Names: Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Chengannur, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Kochi Airport, Thrissur, Tirur, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasargod.

Fares

NA

Contact details

5th floor, Trans Tower,

Vazhuthacaud, Thycaud P.O,

Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala – 695014

Tel: 04712326330

Email: [email protected]

 

Route Map

NA

Project Cost & Funding:

Phase   Project Cost    Funding By
Silver line   63,941 Crore    Kerala Rail Development Corporation Limited

Technical Information

  • Design Speed: 200 km/h
  • Average Speed: 160 km/h
  • Track Gauge: Standard Gauge – 1435 mm
  • Electrification: 25 kV, AC
  • Signalling System: ETCS Level 2 with LTE

Major Contract Awarded

Contractors   Work Description
Systra MVA   General Consultant
GeoKno India Private Limited   LiDAR and Geotechnical Investigation Work

Progress so far

  • May 2019: Paris based firm Systra MVA submitted feasibility report of Thiruvananthapuram-Kasaragod Semi Semi High-Speed rail corridor with an estimated cost of Rs 56,443 crore to Government of Kerala.
  • November 2019: K-Rail named the Semi-High Speed Rail Project as 'Silver Line'.
  • January 2020: GeoKno India Private Limited completed the LiDAR and Geotechnical survey report of the project. The State Government had decided to set up land acquisition cells in 10 districts to acquire about 1,226.45 hectares land for the project.
  • March 2020: Systra submitted the detailed project and alignment report of Silver Line with an estimated cost of Rs 63,941 crore.
  • April 2020: K-Rail Board approved the detailed project and alignment report of the project.
  




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