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Railway Project Planning 

a)    Profile: 

 RITES provides comprehensive consultancy services in the field of planning of Railway Projects pertaining to New Railway lines, Doubling, Gauge Conversion, Railway Siding etc. For this purpose engineering surveys and  alignment design is carried out through state of the art equipment and facilities like Real Time Differential Global Positioning System(RT-DGPS), Robotic Total Station, Digital levels, computers with software like LISCAD, SXC, MX Rail ,MX Road & Power Rail Track. 

b)    Services: 

  • Reconnaissance survey for route selection and alternative alignments.
  • Alignment design, preliminary engineering survey and final location survey by terrestrial and geo-positioning methods with or without using satellite imagery/ photogrammetry.
  • Cost estimation, project engineering and preparation of Detailed Project Reports. 

Contact Information

Mr, Amrendra Jha, Group General Manager(T &S)
Tel :- 91-124-2571628 ;
email Id :-ajha@rites.com

c)    Experience:- 

i)     Foreign Projects:-  

a)    Ethiopia Engineering Services for Railway Infrastructure between Mekelle- Hara Gebeya-Semera-Tadjourah in Ethiopia and Djibouti- completed  in Sept., 2013  

b)    Mozambique:- Feasibility study of Railway line from Moatize to Matundo and connection at Beira Port in Mozambique- completed in Oct., 2011  

c)    Syria:- Consultancy for Technical –Economical and Environmental study for production of Phosphate in Syria by GECOPHAM- Feasibility study for up gradation of existing railway line in Syria- completed in Mar., 2011 

d)    Indonesia:- Feasibility study for development of new railway line & port infrastructure for transportation of coal from coal concessions in Musi Rawas regency to port in South Sumatra completed in June, 2009 

e)    Nepal:-     i)Feasibility study of Mechi-Mahakali and Pokhara-Kathmandu Electrical Railway in Nepal completed in Aug., 2010 

ii)  Pre construction survey for a new BG Railway Line from Jogbani (India) to Biratnagar (Nepal) completed in Jun., 2009 

f)     Bhutan:- Feasibility study for rail link from Kokrajhar (Assam, India) to Gelephu(Bhutan), Rangia (Assam, India) to Samdrupjonkhar via Darranga(Bhutan) , Banarhat (WB, India) to Samtse (Bhutan) and Pathsala(Assam, India) to Nanglam(Bhutan) in connection with establishment of Rail Link between bordering towns of India and Bhutan completed in 2008 

g)    UAE:-       i)Feasibility study for a freight Railway from Khor Khuwair to Dubai and from Khor Khuwair to jazeerath Al Hamra in United Arab Emirates completed in Jan.2010 

ii) Preliminary Study for a new rail line between Musaffa and Ghweifat on Saudi Arabia Boarder in United Arab Emirates completed in Jul.2007  

iii) Feasibility study for rail link between Mina Sagr/Ras-Al-Khaima; Jebel Ali & Musaffa with connection to Fujairah/Khorfakkan(400Km approx.) in United Arab Emirates completed in Nov.2006  

h)    Senegal:- Feasibility Study for New Rail Link (Standard Gauge) between Dakar and Ziguinchor via Tambacounda in Senegal. Completed in Aug.2006.  

i)      Saudi Arabia:-  Consultancy Services for setting up of marine export terminal for Saudi Cement Company completed in Apr.2014 

ii)            Domestic(India) Projects:- 

  • Preliminary Engineering cum Traffic Survey for four future Dedicated Freight Corridors - in progress
  • Final location Survey for Bhanupali – Bilaspur – Beri Rail link Project- in progress
  • Preliminary Engineering cum Traffic Survey for Western and Eastern Dedicated freight corridor - completed in Dec.2009 
  • Pre feasibility study for Pune –Mumbai-Ahmadabad High Speed Railway Line - completed in Dec.2010. 
  • Pre construction survey for a new railway line from Bhairabi to Sairang (Mizoram) - completed in June, 2011
  • Pre construction survey for a new railway line from Agartala to Sabroom (Tripura) - completed in Sept. , 2011
  • Pre construction survey from Dimapur to Zuzba (88.40 km) and Zuzba to Kohima(31.60 km) in connection with construction of new BG railway line from Dimapur to Kohima(Nagaland) completed in Mar., 2012
  • Pre construction survey for a new BG railway line from Tupul to Imphal-  completed in Apr., 2012 
  • Final Location Survey for Udhampur- Srinagar-Baramulla Rail Link project completed in June 2013


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