The Cabinet panel approved the construction of 102 km double, electrified line between Vanchi-Maniyachchi-Nagercoil via Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu at an estimated cost of Rs 1,003.94 crore.
It also approved the construction of double, electrified 160-km line, at an estimated cost of Rs 1,182.31 crore, between Madurai-Vanchi and Maniyachchi-Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu.
Construction of 86.56 km double, electrified line between Thiruvananthapuram and Kanyakumari at an estimated cost of Rs 1,431.90 crore was also approved.
All the projects are likely to be completed by 2020-21.
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