Tuesday, July 16, 2024

CRS Authorises Train Traffic Movement in Two Newly Constructed Rail Lines Under ECoR – N.F Times


Bhubaneswar: The newly-laid Broad Gauge Rail Line of 40.934 kms in the Dhenkanal-Hindol Road Railway Section of the Salegaon-Budhapank 3rd & 4th Line Railway project and 12.353 Kms newly laid rail line in Dantewara-Kamlur Railway Section of Kottavalasa-Kirandul Rail Line project has been completed and commissioned. The Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS) inspected these newly laid Rail Lines in the last week of June 2024 and gave his sanction for the commissioning of the Railway Sections.

CRS has inspected the safety parameters of the newly laid Railway Track, Signaling System, and Bridges and declared the newly laid Rail Line stretches of both projects fit for train operation.

A team of Senior Railway officials from East Coast Railway assisted CRS during the inspection. Altogether, 86.4 km of 3rd & 4th line work has been commissioned out of 170 km in the Salegaon-Budhapank Rail Line project. Similarly, 302.55 km of Doubling work has been commissioned out of 445.598 km in the Kottavalasa-Kirandul Rail Line project.

Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw consistently monitoring the progress of infrastructure projects in these regions and the ministry has extended all support for early completion of ongoing Rail Line projects.

East Coast Railway General Manager Parmeshwar Funkwal has also been monitoring the status of ongoing Railway projects and instructed concerned officials to speed up the work and complete the remaining portion within the timeline set by the Railway Board.


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