Rail Vikas Nigam successfully executed Adityapur-Kharagpur third line project

Rail Vikas Nigam has successfully executed 30 km Jhargram Chakulia section of Adityapur-Kharagpur third line project. CRS inspection held on 18 &19 Jan.2022 followed by speed trial of 115KMPH.

Rail Vikas Nigam successfully executed Adityapur-Kharagpur third line project
Rail Vikas Nigam successfully executed Adityapur-Kharagpur third line project

NEW DELHI- Rail Vikas Nigam has successfully executed 30 km Jhargram Chakulia section of Adityapur-Kharagpur third line project. CRS inspection held on 18 &19 Jan.2022 followed by speed trial of 115KMPH.

Kharagpur - Adityapur Section, part of the Howrah-Mumbai Trunk route with a length of 138 Km,  is an  extremely busy route as it caters to  the movement of raw materials  and finished products of  core sector especially Steel Plants as well as Power Plants.

The line is highly congested with an oversaturated capacity. . In order to augment the line capacity on this extremely important route,  the work of 3rd line was sanctioned in the year 2015 with an anticipated Cost of Rs 1312.44 crore and Cabinet Committee Clearance was received in 2016.

The present stretch of the 3rd Line  has 5 stations viz. Jhargram, Khatkura,  Gidhni, Kanimahuli and Chakulia , having long loop ranging from 4-4.5Km.

This section includes construction of 14 Level crossings, 2 major bridges and 34 minor bridges and  2 new station buildings .  Electronic interlocking system, dual MSDAC, Block Panel with UFSBI with Dual SSDAC have been installed at these stations.

4 New Foot over Bridges and 2 New PFs were constructed. The project also ensures that a rubberized road surface is provided at important level crossings.