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Setu Bharatam


In India, we have Asia's largest railway line and the world's 2nd largest rail system handled by a single entity. The overall line length is 115000 km and the operating line is over 65000 km. 
Thus we can see many crossing and over the bridge which makes it easy for road transport. But with this large system, we have many level crossing and we see many accidents happening when some people try to Crossrail. 
Setu Bharatam Project, Rail Over Bridge
Rail Over Bridge
Thus to tackle this problem the Central Government came up with this project "SETU BHARATAM". This project will benefit and help in seamless travel on National Highway and satisfy the comprehensive and integrated infrastructure in the country. The Road Transport and Highways and Shipping Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari said that the SETU BHARATAM project will aim to free National Highway free from rail level crossing. The whole program covered over 208 ROB or RUB at a cost of 20800 crores.
Setu Bharatam Project, Rail Under Bridge
Rail Under Bridge
The project has already been under process with over 100 ROB and RUB been constructed.

The project cover many states, here is the list:

1. Andra Pradesh: 33
2. Assam: 12
3. Bihar: 20
4. Chattisgarh:
5. Gujarat: 8
6. Haryana: 10
7. Himachal Pradesh: 5
8. Jharkhand: 11
9. Kerela: 4
10. Madhya Pradesh: 6
11. Maharashtra: 12
12. Odisha: 4
13. Punjab: 10
14. Rajasthan: 9
15. Tamil Nadu: 9
16. Uttarakhand: 2
17. Uttar Pradesh: 9
18. West Bengal: 22


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