Bhubaneswar: East Coast Railway has commissioned a new line at Paralakhemundi railway section in Odisha besides installing advanced signalling system, an official said. This apart, the railways also introduced modern token less block system between Nuapada & Paralakhemundi stations.
The official said,”To facilitate hassle free traffic management in the Gunupur-Naupada section (90.20 km), railway has initiated several safety related modernisation work including electronic interlocking system at Parlakhemundi railway station.”
The electronic interlocking system was commissioned from January 10, 2018, he added.
As Parlakhemundi Station was earlier having single line, there was facility for one train only system.
Now this block station, after safety related modernisation work, will facilitate movement of two trains.
Parlakhemundi station has now become two line station with advanced electronic interlocking system.