‘Silver Line’ Project
- The Ministry of Railways has approved the ‘Silver Line’ project of Kerala government that aims to connect major districts and towns of the state with semi high-speed trains.
- The corridor will be 532-km long and will be built away from the existing line between Thiruvananthapuram and Thrissur.
- The Kerala Rail Development Corporation (K-Rail), a joint venture between the Ministry of Railways and the Kerala government to execute projects on a cost-sharing basis, will be the nodal agency.
Source : Civil Services Chronicle Online, January, 2020