Monday, May 10, 2010

Railway Map of Manipur

  1. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh laid the foundation stone for the rail head at Jiribam in 2004, initially planned from Jiribam to Tupul.
  2. The plan stretches the rail line upto Imphal, Malom Makha Leikai Boroimakhong.
  3. Chief Minister, O Ibobi on March 29, 2010, laid the foundation stone for digging 25-IB tunnel for the Jiribam-Tupul railway line at Noney in Tamenglong. 
  4. The construction of Jiri-Tupul railway line target was 2012. Extended till 2014.
  5. The railway line from Tupul to Imphal targeted to be completed by 2014 has been extended till 2016.
  6. The Jiribam-Tupul is Board-Gauge Railway Line. The total length: 98 km but shorten to 84 km.
  7. Major 9 stations between Jiribam and Tupul: Jiribam, Bolakhan, Keimai Rd, Kambiron, Thingu, Molsang, Noney, Tupul, Konthoujam and Sagoltongba of Imphal West District.
  8. Construction of 10 out of total 46 tunnels completed. Construction works for another 5 tunnels started. 
  9. The longest tunnels are: 5.9 km long of Kambiron, 4.9 Km long between Jiribam-Tupul, and 10.75 Km between Tupul-Imphal sections. 
  10. The longest bridge: The Maku River, 500 meter.
  11. The high mountains are penetrated by constructing tunnels, and the deep river gorges between the mountain ridges are connected by tall bridges. The tallest of such bridges, near Noney, spans over a gorge with an overall length of about 700m, with main superstructures will be steel open web through type girders of 103.5m span. The pillars are of reinforced cement concrete hollow type with the tallest pillar being 141m high.
  12. The 10 km long Jiribam to Dholakhal targeted completion by 2011.
  13. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved the proposal of the Broad Gauge 27-km rail line from Tupul to Imphal. 
  14. There will be 14 large bridge and 73 small bridges within the Jiribam-Tupul railway line. 
  15. The estimated cost of the Jiri-Imphal railway line: Rs 2714 crore for 22 tunnels, 93 small bridges and 81 big bridges. 
  16. Mamata Banerjee, the railway minister, announced a diesel locomotive centre for Manipur. “Imphal will soon be connected. As an advance planning, the ministry proposes to set up a diesel locomotive centre in Manipur,” said Mamata. (Feb 26, 2011).
  17. Shashi Tharoor, Union Minister of India, announced on 9 April 2010, that the central government is considering a rail link from Manipur to Vietnam.
  18. Connecting India to Burma, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore, the proposed Trans-Asian Railway Network (TARN) will pass through Manipur (Moreh). 
  19. The NF Railway Construction Organisation is behind the construction of the tallest bridge in the world at Noney under Tamenglong District in Manipur, at a pillar height of upto 141 metres, surpassing the existing tallest structure of Mala-Rijeka Bridge on Belgrade-Bar railway line in Europe where the height of the pillars are 139m. Targeting completion by March 2016.  
  20. On October 11, 2014, Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh renamed the Kambiron Railway sub-station [the biggest sub-station along the Jiribam to Imphal via Tupul Railway line] as Haipou Jadonang Raiway Sub-station.

17 comments:

  1. Its good to hear some topics on development of the state which is always on backstage because of other lesser important issues

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  2. Thanks for stopping my space. Indeed its a great development for all of us.

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  3. With extension to Moreh as part of trans asian railway,line of 40 km in plains from Molem to pllel to be constructed on priority.

    R C WDAKAR MUMBAI

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  4. Hi RC.

    Its great news. Means of transport and communication should be given prime priority.

    Thanks for the information.

    regards,
    AC

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  5. THIS IS THE PANACEA TO MOST OF THE PROBLEMS.
    REMOTE STATES AND DISTRICTS OF INDIA AND NORTH EASTERN REGION OF INDIA NEED SUCH DEVELOPMENT.
    BETTER DAYS WILL AUTOMATICALLY FOLLOW.

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  6. @Anonymous visitor: This is what we desperately need in this juncture.

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  7. its a good thing that there is such thing as development in this part of the country... many good things will also follow in the future, i hope

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  8. Yes dear friend,
    The coming of railways in Manipur and stretching out the rail network in every nook and corner of India will bring tremendous development in all aspect. Hope we soon got connected...

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  9. Dear Brother,
    IMPHAL will soon be connected under Govt.'s LOOK EAST POLICY.

    with regards,
    rannaoinam (signal engineer, NF Rly)

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  10. Hi Rana,

    Thats the moment looking forward...

    regards,
    Chingkhei

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  11. Revewe Meeting of CM with PM at Delhi in june 2011 and 2nd ministrial meeting on Trans Asian Railway at BANGKOK in june2011 are good sings of completing the project early.

    RC WADKAR
    MUMBAI

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  12. RC Wadkar...
    Hoping so...its highly anticipated dream...

    cheers

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  13. Sikh peoples in India spread all over from Himachal pradesh to Maharashtra and living with pride I hope Manipuries will do same one day All india is yours ( Manipuries) grab it. Millions of chances are there to flurish, Railway will be important to keep contact with your home Manipur.Manipuries already seen with respect in field of games.

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  14. Rather late but its the most needed development project happening in Manipur.Please upload a detailed map showing the proposed rail line/stations. Hoping to see rail head chugging in Malom soon

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  16. With this things will be much better... Travelling and business especially. Is this the latest update.

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  17. I didn't know that the Railways are actually coming to our state. It will bring a big change in the life of all the Manipuris. You are actually doing a great job Chingkhei by making others aware of such developments. I was so busy running after other goals that I forgot to look at one of the most important goals of my past life. From now onwards I will keep visiting your blog. Good work.

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