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Restoration of Kirandul bridge hailed

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Published Dec 14, 2017, 9:50 am IST
Updated Dec 14, 2017, 9:50 am IST
The Railways staff were praised for the reconstruction of the damaged railway bridge in that difficult terrain in record time of 58 days.
He interacted with trackmen and gang-women in the section during his visit to the site. (Representational Image)
 He interacted with trackmen and gang-women in the section during his visit to the site. (Representational Image)

Visakhapatnam: Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani on Wednesday hailed the railway staff of the zone involved in the restoration of a severely damaged bridge in India’s highest broad-gauge freight line on Kottavalasa-Kirandul line here. “The place is really inaccessible and tough one to carry any works. However, the bridge was restored before the deadline of 60 days. This work should be highlighted so that others can see the potential of the railways,” he said.

During his maiden visit to Waltair Division, the Chairman undertook an extensive inspection of recently restored rail bridge in the highest broad gauge freight line of Indian Railways in Kottavalasa-Kirandul line. He was accompanied by Umesh Singh, GM, East Coast Railway, Mukul Saran Mathur, divisional railway manager, SK Sharma, executive director (CC), Railway Board and S.K. Purohit, secretary to GM/ECoR during his day long schedule.

 

He interacted with trackmen and gang-women in the section during his visit to the site. While interacting with the media persons CRB said that his purpose of the visit is to see the brilliant execution of railway engineering in the reconstruction of the damaged railway bridge in difficult terrain in record time of 58 days. Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani on Wednesday hailed the railway staff of the zone involved in the restoration of a severely damaged bridge in India’s highest broad-gauge freight line on Kottavalasa-Kirandul line here.

 

“The place is really inaccessible and tough one to carry any works. However, the bridge was restored before the deadline of 60 days. This work should be highlighted so that others can see the potential of the railways,” he said. During his maiden visit to Waltair Division, the Chairman undertook an extensive inspection of recently restored rail bridge in the highest broad gauge freight line of Indian Railways in Kottavalasa-Kirandul line.

He was accompanied by Umesh Singh, GM, East Coast Railway, Mukul Saran Mathur, divisional railway manager, SK Sharma, executive director (CC), Railway Board and S.K. Purohit, secretary to GM/ECoR during his day long schedule. He interacted with trackmen and gang-women in the section during his visit to the site. While interacting with the media persons CRB said that his purpose of the visit is to see the brilliant execution of railway engineering in the reconstruction of the damaged railway bridge in difficult terrain in record time of 58 days.

 

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