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Railway Budget: What AP & T Got From Centre

The much awaited railway budget for the year 2016-17 has been introduced in the Lok Sabha by the railway minister Suresh Prabhu earlier today. Even after much persuasion from the leaders of both the Telugu States the centre gave an empty hand to both the Telugu states regarding several projects.

However, both the states did manage to get some funds allocated for certain long pending projects. Incidentally, Telangana got nearly 550 crore fund, almost 300 crore more when compared to Andhra Pradesh.

Here are the projects in both AP and Telangana that got funds in the today's railway budget:

Andhra Pradesh

Kotipalli-Narsapur railway line - 200 crores

Pithapuram-Kakinada railway line - 50 crores


Peddapalli-Nizamabad railway line - 70 crores

Muneerabad-Mahabubnagar railway line - 180 crores

Macherla-Nalgonda railway line - 20 crores

Kazipet-Vijayawada third railway line - 114 crores

Raghavapuram-Mandamarri railway line - 15 crores

Secunderabad-Mahabubnagar Dubling - 80 crores

Peddapalli-Jagityal Subway Construction - 5 crores

Kazipet-Warangal ROB Construction - 5 crores

Manoharabad-Kothapalli railway line - 20 crores

Nizamabad Over Bridge Construction - 10 crores

New railway line sanctioned between Bodhan-Bidar