Bhubaneswar, Dec 19 (Localwire) Commissioner Railway Safety (CRS), South Eastern Circle (Kolkata) A K Rai will visit East Coast Railway (ECoR) jurisdiction from 22 to 24 December.
He will inspect the Talcher-Sunakhani railway section of Talcher-Bimalagarh new rail line, doubling work between Jujumura nd Charmal and doubling work between Deogaon and Sainthala along with chief administrative officer of ECoR, DRM/Khurda Road and other senior officials.
The 20-km rail line between Talcher station and Sunakhani railway station in the ongoing new rail line between Talcher and Bimalagarh has been completed and will be functional after a thorough inspection by CRS on 22 December with a speed trial from Sunakhani to Talcher.
The 149-Km long new rail line will be constructed at a cost of Rs 1,928 crores and pass through Angul, Deogarh and Sundargarh districts reducing the distance from Bhubaneswar to Rourkela by more than 100 kms.
Rai will also inspect the doubling line between Jujumura and Charmal on 23 December and doubling work between Deogaon and Sainthala railway station on 24 December.
East Coast Railway has appealed to the public of nearby areas between Talcher and Sunakhani to remain alert and stay away from tracks to prevent any untoward incident as trains will have experimental runs between the two stations even after CRS inspection.