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Semi High-Speed Rail project by Kerala named “Silver Line”.

Posted on : 24 Dec 2019

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  • Kerala Rail Development Corporation (KRDCL), implementing agency for the 540-km double-line project, had submitted the proposal to the Ministry of Railways for building third and fourth lines between Thiruvananthapuram and Kasaragod.
  • It's joint venture of the Kerala government and the Ministry of Railways.
  • SHSR, named Silver Line, is envisaged to cut travel time between Thiruvananthapuram and Kasaragod from 12 hours to 4 hours.
  • Seen as a game-changer in Kerala's infrastructure and economic development, SHSR is to be implemented with minimum land acquisition.
  • Trains on the track, which passes through 11 of the 14 districts, will run at 200 km per hour.

Article Related Questions

  1. With reference to Semi High-Speed Rail project by Kerala, consider the following statements
    1.The project is been named “Silver Line”.
    2.It is a joint venture of the Kerala government and the Ministry of Railways.
    3.The speed of the train would be equal to that of bullet train.
    Which of the following option is/are correct?

  2. 1.1 and 2 only

    2.2 and 3 only

    3.1 and 3 only

    4.1, 2 and 3

    Right Ans : 1 and 2 only

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