SilverLine: K-Rail refutes Sreedharan’s charges

SilverLine is envisioned to meet the future transportation needs of Kerala and there will be no need for new railway lines in future, he said

published on : 25th November 2021

Kerala's ambitious SilverLine rail project 'an idiotic decision', says metroman E Sreedharan

"SilverLine should be away from the existing line, either elevated or underground. Nowhere in the world high-speed or semi high-speed lines are planned at the ground level," E Sreedharan said.

published on : 24th November 2021

Railway Ministry sees Kerala's Silverline high-speed project as 'unnecessary': V Muraleedharan

The minister's comments came a day after the Centre expressed its inability to bear the liability of the foreign loans to be availed for the project

published on : 23rd October 2021

Centre conveys to Kerala its inability to bear SilverLine loan burden

Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw conveyed this to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan who met him in Delhi on Friday with the request to hasten the final approval for the project.

published on : 23rd October 2021

Kodikunnil Suresh to stage dharna in protest against SilverLine project

State Congress working president Kodikunnil Suresh, MP, will stage a 48 hour-long protest at Nooranad in his Mavelikara Lok Sabha constituency from October 16 to 18. 

published on : 10th October 2021

Kerala CM confident of getting early approval for SilverLine railway project

The detailed project report has been submitted to the Union railway ministry, finance department and central cabinet for the final nod.

published on : 5th October 2021

Kerala must shoulder cost overrun of SilverLine: NITI Aayog

The repayment of loans and cost overrun will be the sole responsibility of the state government. 

published on : 22nd July 2021

Kerala hopeful of SilverLine fillip as Pinarayi meets PM Modi on Tuesday

The detailed project report for the rail project has to be ratified by the railway ministry.

published on : 13th July 2021

When completed, SilverLine will be an obsolete transport option: Expert

This letter is in response to the three-part series analysing the pros and cons of the SilverLine project published in TNIE.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Will Kerala bite SilverLine bullet?

At present, it will take more than 12 hours to cover the same distance through the existing rail network.

published on : 29th June 2021

Water Metro to be linked with high-speed SilverLine

Construction of 100-pax boats for Rs 747-cr project progressing at Cochin Shipyard; work on 16 terminals also resumes as restrictions ease

published on : 16th June 2021

Semi high-speed rail inches closer to reality, land acquisition soon

Project gets recommendation from bodies concerned, including Dept of Expenditure under MoF

published on : 8th May 2021