GUWAHATI: The railway electrification works in NF Railway are in various stages of execution in various sections. It is expected that a major portion of the work to be completed by this year.
According to a press release, a review meeting was held on January 16, which was attended by Sanjive Roy, GM/NFR, Ratan Lal, GM/CORE, Divisional Railway Managers from Katihar, Alipurduar, Rangiya and Lumding Divisions apart from other senior officials from RVNL and CORE. In the meeting all the aspects of railway electrification works were discussed for speedy implementation and removal of bottlenecks. And various initiatives were taken for timely completion of the work. It may be mentioned here that the entire portion of track including branch lines in NFR was sanctioned for 100% electrification in last year’s budget. Total cost of the entire electrification work is Rs. 2,542.62 crores.
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