General Manager, N.F. Railway reviewed progress of projects Byrnihat – Shillong 108.4 km

Maligaon, Oct 02: Mr. Anshul Gupta, General Manager, Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR)  held a Project Review Meeting on 30.09.2021 at Maligaon in order to further speed up various infrastructure development and connectivity works in the entire Northeast and regions of West Bengal and Bihar falling under the jurisdiction of NFR.

The meeting was attended by all the Principal Head of Departments, Chief Administrative officers of Construction Organisation and Divisional Railway Managers of all five Divisions  namely Katihar, Alipurduar, Rangiya, Lumding & Tinsukia.

In the meeting,  detailed discussion on all the on-going new line projects of N. F. Railway Constructions namely Jiribam – Imphal (110.625 km), Dimapur – Kohima (82.50 km), Sivok – Rangpo (44.96 km), Bairabi – Sairang (51.38 km), Tetelia – Byrnihat (21.50 km), Byrnihat – Shillong (108.4 km).

Araria – Galgalia (110.75 km), MurkongSelek – Pasighat (26.15 km), Agartala – Akhaura (12.03 km), Jogbani – Birat Nagar(Nepal)(18.60 km) and balance work New Mainaguri – Jogighopa project. GM/NFR stressed on timely completion of all the North-Eastern states capital connectivity projects as per scheduled.

Shri Anshul Gupta, General Manager, also expressed view that survey of new line and other connectivity projects to be conducted in such a manner, so that location of the stations can be selected for maximum utilisation from goods and passengers point of view.

During the meeting, GM/NFR also reviewed in detail the existing and upcoming provision of passenger amenities, goods loading/unloading facilities of all the stations of N. F. Railway with the Divisional Railway Managers of respective divisions.

He asked allconcern officials for betterment of passenger amenities and developing the important stations of N. F. Railway up to international level. Stress was given on ease of movement of passengers at station platforms and circulating areas apart from provision of good quality waiting rooms, halls etc and provision of lift,escalators wherever required.

For further improving the movement of goods, GM asked all respective officials to focus on providing better facilities and infrastructure for transporters and other stake holders. Better infrastructure will lead to reduced transportation and loading, unloading time. Local economy will get the benefit of increased freight movement.

The present status of all the on-going capacity enhancement works of N. F. Railway that are going on in various divisions was also reviewed by the GM. He asked the concerned departments to complete their respective works within the stipulated time period.






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