The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the construction of Aligarh-Harduaganj flyover. The construction of the flyover will be taken up by the Ministry of Railways.
♦ The total length of the Aligarh-Harduaganj railway flyover will be 22 Km.
♦ The construction of teh flyover is expected to be completed by 2024-25.
♦ The total cost estimated for the project is Rs.1285 crore.
♦ The flyover will reduce traffic and heavy detention of trains at Aligarh Junction.
♦ Flyover at Aligarh, over the existing Delhi-Howrah main line, is an operational necessity and is essentially required to remove the bottleneck to traffic movement.
♦ By constructing a flyover that connects Aligarh to Harduaganj the delays and detentions will be avoided.