Sambalpur-Talcher doubling project completed

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AM Chowdhary, commissioner of Railway Safety during the inspection.

The construction work for Super Critical Doubling work of Talcher-Sambalpur line has been completed, East Coast Railway (ECoR) informed on Wednesday.

AM Chowdhary, commissioner of Railway Safety, South Eastern circle inspected the doubling and electrification work between Sambalpur City-Sambalpur section(6.10km) on Wednesday.

The doubling and electrification of this section will further facilitate the smooth running of trains. Divisional railway manager, Sambalpur, Vineet Singh, chief administrative officer (Con), East Coast Railway, P Sreenivas and other senior officials from ECoR headquarters and Sambalpur division also accompanied during the inspection.

ECoR general manager Manoj Sharma advised concerned officials to focus towards speedy completion of various projects along with Super Critical Doubling projects like Talcher and Sambalpur Doubling.

Talcher and Sambalpur Doubling Work will boost the economy of the region and will provide a hassle-free train operations between vital rail line connecting western Odisha with coastal Odisha.

The Doubling Work in Talcher-Sambalpur Super Critical (168.21 km) project was included in 2011-12 and the final sanction was given in 2018.

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