Detailed estimate sanctioned by Rly Board in Dec 2002.

The 183 Km long MG line from Hassan to Kankanadi has been converted to BG.

Four new crossing stations were planned of which three have been commissioned (Balupet, Alur and Neralekatte) so far. Arrebetta station is yet to be commissioned.

Final Completion Report for Rs.322.96 Crs. has been approved by the Railways.