Rail line between Sonepur and Khambeswarpalli commissioned

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CRS and ECoR officials review the rail line for commissioning.

The newly-laid broad gauge rail line of 10.50 km between Sonepur and Khambeswarpalli of Khurda Road-Balangir rail line project was commissioned recently.

Commissioner Railway Safety (CRS) inspected the newly-laid rail line on December 29 and sanctioned it for commissioning.

CRS inspected the safety parameters of the track, signalling system, bridges and declared 10.50 km line fit for the ongoing 301 km Khurda Road-Balangir rail line project.

A team of senior railway officials of East Coast Railway (ECoR) assisted CRS during the inspection.

Indian Railways has been constructing the line from both sides, which is from Khurda Road and Balangir.

ECoR general manager Manoj Sharma reviewed the status of the ongoing works 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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