GUWAHATI, Aug 28: The General Manager, NF Railway Construction Organization on Tuesday apprised the Union Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain that the Bogibeel Bridge would be completed in all respect by October 31.
Notably, Gohain held a review meeting with the senior officials including General Managers of both NF Railway and NF Railway Constructions Organizations at Maligaon on Tuesday in which he took stock of various projects undergoing constructions besides other parameters.
The Minister was apprised that almost all works of the Bogibeel Bridge have been progressing as planned and the bridge will be ready in all respect by October this year. In the meantime, the Minister also reviewed the progress of construction of Pit Lines at Silghat station, which is essential for starting train services to and from Silghat. He instructed concerned officials to expedite the work so that passenger services can be started at an early date.
He was also apprised that punctuality of Mail and Express trains has steadily increased from 58.53% in January 2018 to 83.41% up to 26th August 2018.