Maligaon, April 13: During the last fincial year which ended on March 31, the overall performance of the Rangiya Division of N F Railway has been very commendable. Five pairs of new passenger trains were introduced during this period.
The number of passenger origiting from Rangiya Division has also increased by 5.66% to 157.06 lakhs. Passenger earnings have also shown an increase of 11.86% in comparison to last year.
The earnings from Goods section has increased by 8.50%. Other coaching earnings have also increased by 56.90%. Earnings from ticket checking have also increased by 28.05%.
To provide better amenities to passenger four PRS cum UTS centres were commissioned at Tatibahar, Changsari, Azara & Dudhnoi station. 4 Foot overbridge were also commissioned at Khandikar, Goreswar, Khoirabari & Sripani stations in Rangiya - Rangapara North - Murkongselek section. To supply clean drinking water to passenger, iron removal plant was provided at 4 stations mely Lilabari, Archipathar, Simen Chapari & Telam stations in Rangiya - Rangapara North -Murkongselek section. Mechanized cleaning of station is being done at Rangiya, Barpeta Road, Bongaigaon (‘A’ category stations) and New Bongaigaon (‘B’ category station) and harlagun (‘E’ category station). To ensure safe running of trains, 14 level crossing gates (05 manned & 09 unmanned) were closed in New Bongaigaon, Goalpara Town - Kamakhya section of Rangiya division. 33 unmanned level crossing gates were also manned during this period in the division. This was stated in a press release.