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Top Railway Board officer inspects work on USBRIL rail project

Last Updated on May 7, 2024 at 6:34 pm

Anil Kumar Khandelwal, Member Infrastructure Railway Board visited  USBRL Project in J&K and
reviewed the ongoing important works of the Project.

Khandelwal carried out an intensive & detailed inspection of the Srinagar- Sangaldan-Katra section of the prestigious National Project of USBRL along with the senior officers of Northern Raailways & KRCL.

He started his inspection from Srinagar end by train/inspection Car upto  Sangaldan. Thereafter he conducted Motor Trolley inspection from Sangaldan onwards upto Katra. On the way he critically inspected the ongoing balance critical works in Sawalakote yard and tunnel number T-33 near Katra which is critical for commissioning of the entire project.

He expressed satisfaction at the pace of progress and instructed the   project authorities to closely monitor the work of Tunnel T-33. This project is widely acknowledged as one of the most challenging railway line endeavors in the Indian subcontinent, traversing through the young Himalayas fraught with geological complexities.

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