100% Rail electrification in NFR expected to complete by March-end

100% Rail electrification in NFR expected to complete by March-end

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Date of Post: 7 Feb, 2019

Railway electrification works in Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) in various sections is expected to complete by March-end this year. A meeting to review the progress of the undertaking was discussed, NFR CPRO Pranav Jyoti Sharma in a press release informed.

More Information:

  • The meeting also pressed for speedy implementation and removal of bottlenecks.
  • Furnishing a detail on the project, the targets set for 100% electrification is to complete by March 31, with a total cost of Rs. 2,542.62 crore.
  • The release said, the entire mainline was segregated into different sections for speedy implementation of work.
  • Works are being implemented by Centre for Railway Electrification (CORE) and Railway Vikas Nigam Ltd (RVNL).
  • Section from Mukuria to Raninagar Jalpaiguri including New Jalpaiguri yard (597 track kms) are being done by CORE.
  • From Raninagar Jalpaiguri to Sarupeta (259 track kms) are being done by RVNL.
  • Work of New Bongaigaon – Jogighopa & Guwahati – Narengi portion will also to be done by CORE.
  • The meeting was attended by Sanjive Roy, GM/NFR, Ratan Lal, GM/CORE, Divisional Railway Managers from Katihar, Alipurduar, Rangiya and Lumding Divisions apart from other senior officials from RVNL and CORE.

To know more about recent developments of of Railways  –

7 Feb, 2019: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to flag off ‘Train 18’ on February 15

6 Feb, 2019: Moula-Ali Railway Station Developed as “Adarsh Station”

6 Feb, 2019:  Department of Telecom to seek TRAI views on allocating spectrum worth Rs 65,000 crore to Indian Railways


(  Please reach us at editor@railanalysis.com for more information. )

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