This Railway Division Will Be 100% Electrified; Indian Railways’ Big Reforms Coming Up
Soon, Indian Railways will be fully electrified thanks to the North Eastern Railway zone as it has commissioned various new projects In 2021.
Full Electrification Of Indian Railways
Basically, these projects include a gauge conversion of 47 kilometers.
It involves 4 km long Shahjahanpur – Shahbaznagar section and 43 km long Mailani – Shahgarh section.
It also involves Doubling and Electrification of 101 km including 40 km long Aunrihar – Ghazipur City, 16.8 km long Sitapur – Parsendi, 14.6 km long Madhosingh – Gyanpur Road, 10.5 km long Ballia – Phaphna, 20 km long Aunrihar – Dhobhi along with electrification of 406 kilometers.
Moreover, almost 75 percent of the section over North Eastern Railway has been electrified, so the zone will achieve 100 percent electrification by 2022, according to a press release issued by the Railway Ministry.
Establishments Of Train Coach Facilities
Further adding that the train coach maintenance facilities have been established at Ghazipur and Ballia.
Apart from this, the work on six ROBs has been completed.
Lifts And Wi-Fi For Railway Stations
More than 24 escalators have been provided at 10 different railway stations as part of the passenger amenities.
So far, a total of 22 lifts have been installed at eight different railway stations.
Coming to Wi-Fi service, it has been provided in all the 295 eligible railway stations.
This way, the 47 railway stations have been transformed into Adarsh stations, according to the Railway Ministry.
To minimize untoward incidents, the North Eastern Railway had implemented various safety measures too.
As part of this, a total of 75 Level Crossings have been eliminated with the provision of RUB/LHS/ ROB as well as diversions.
Moving ahead, all level crossing gates having over fifty thousand total vehicle units (TVU), have been interlocked, as per the ministry’s statement.
During 2021, as many as 16 Level Crossing gates with TVU less than 50,000 have been interlocked and the track renewal of 78 km was carried out.
In conclusion, the deep screening of 192 km of plain track as well as 145 turnouts was accomplished, according to the ministry’s statement.