Electrification Work Begins on Thanjavur-Tiruchirappalli Section

Electrification Work Begins on Thanjavur-Tiruchirappalli Section

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Date of Post: 18 Oct, 2018

Chennai: Electrification work on the Thanjavur-Tiruchirappalli section has commenced and is expected to be over by the end of this year, a railway official said. The project began in April but was delayed to facilitate the track-doubling work. The work is being carried out by the CORE (Central Organisation for Railway Electrification).

More Information:

  • The overhead wiring work was on from Golden Rock to Solagampatti, a senior official of the CORE said.
  • The project in the Tiruchi-Thanjavur section was part of the Tiruchi-Karaikal electrification work.
  • Electrification work was on in portions of the Thanjavur and Tiruvarur track and from Tiruvarur to Karaikal, he said.
  • A power sub-station would established as part of the project at Tiruvarur, he added.
  • The official added, overhead electrification of the stretch from Thanjavur to Karaikal was expected to be completed by June.

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