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broad gauge

a railway track with a greater distance between the lines than the standard gauge of 56½ inches (about 1.44 metres) used now by most mainline railway systems
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He also referred to the slow progress of projects such as Tindivanam-Gingee-Tiruvannamalai and Tindivanam-Nagari new lines and the conversion of meter gauge lines into broad gauge lines in the stretches of Manamadurai-Virudhunagar, Dindigul-Pollachi-Palakkad-Coimbatore and Mayiladuthurai-Tiruvarur-Karaikudi-Thiruthuraipoondi besides doubling of Chengalpattu-Villupuram line.
New Delhi [India], Nov 03 ( ANI ): The Indian Railways has eradicated as over 3,400 Unmanned Level Crossings (UMLC) on broad gauge routes in the past seven months.
DMRC officials said the broad gauge trains can be extended by up to eight coaches and all broad gauge platforms have been built for that capacity.
Indian Railways is all set to electrify its entire broad gauge network in the next two years.
The length of the new Broad Gauge line will be 240.26 kilometres and would cost Rs 4,939.78 crore.
The up-gradation of ML I on broad gauge was also discussed.
He said that he had suggested to shift the railways on standard gauge from Broad gauge under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects and railways would be linked with Iran and Turkey.
The Railways Minister said that he had suggested to shift the railways on standard gauge from Broad gauge under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects and railways would be linked with Iran and Turkey.
Financial information company Markit said Tuesday its purchasing managers index, a broad gauge of business activity, rose to 51.4 in December from 51.1 the previous month, but it notes that the rate of expansion during the fourth quarter overall was the weakest since the third quarter of 2013.
All unmanned level crossings (UMLCs) on Broad Gauge (BG) have been eliminated on 31st Jan 2019.
According to Kathmandu Post, the broad gauge has also been laid along the 34 kilometres segment between Jaynagar and Kurtha.
Financial information company Markit says Thursday its composite purchasing managers index - a broad gauge of business activity across the manufacturing and services sectors - rose to a 27-month high of 52.2 points in September.