Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Jammu Railway Station to get New Platform

Divisional Railway Manager (DRM), Ferozepur Division of the Northern Railways, N C Goyal nowadays same that Jammu terminus can get further platform and additional line for the yards in close to future.

Talking to media-persons together with Ch Lal Singh, Member Parliament from Kathua-Udhampur-Doda Parliamentary body, adult male Goyal same, "the further platform and additional line for yards are sanctioned. The survey for an equivalent has already been conducted and also the locations identified", adding "as before long as different formalities during this regard area unit completed the work on further platform can begin".

Stating that project involves expenditure to the tune of Rs eighteen large integer, he said, "an quantity of Rs five large integer has already been sanctioned and technical problems area unit being sorted out for the commencement of work", adding "the new platform would have the capability for stationing of trains with twenty four to twenty five coaches. The creation of recent platform having capability quite that of the prevailing ones is additionally imperative seeable of the very fact that range of trains would increase following completion of doubling work".

In response to a matter, adult male Goyal same, "more organic process activities in Jammu terminus area unit within the offing and shortly once nod from the upper authorities and convenience of funds the work on an equivalent would begin". He disclosed that new signals would be put in on railway tracks and contemporary cabins for signal maintenance officers created.

Responding to a different question, the DRM same, "since Udhampur-Katra line is probably going to be opened by March 2013, many development activities area unit being planned for the Katra terminus wherever fourteen trains can arrive following empowerment of railway line".

"Recently, Governor of the State, N N Vohra had careful discussion on creation of facilities at Katra terminus. we tend to placed our difficulties before him and he in real time more matured an equivalent by passing necessary directions to the State administration", the DRM same.

The DRM disclosed that he together with Member of Parliament inspected 3 Railway Stations together with Kathua, Udhampur and Katra and enquired regarding the standing of organic process works occurring there.

Ch Lal Singh same that he has asked the Railway authorities to enhance facilities at Kathua terminus as despite being declared as Adarsh Station it's been lacking even basic amenities and facilities for the passengers. "I have additionally demanded that DMU service between Udhampur and Kathua ought to be augmented for the convenience of the native people", he said.

"Since massive chunk of Railway land at Lakhanpur is lying unutilized and is being encroached upon by some individuals, Northern Railways ought to establish progressive terminus at Lakhanpur", Ch Lal Singh stressed, adding the Northern Railways has additionally been asked to increase a lot of trains up to Udhampur terminus and construct product sheds there.

"In Reasi sizable amount of farmers have suffered immense losses as their agriculture land has either been nonheritable by the Railways for construction of road or suffered intensive harm as a result of selling of rubble by the project corporal punishment agency", the Member Parliament same, adding "I can take up this grave issue with the upper authorities for adequate compensation to the farmers and job to 1 member of these families whose land has been nonheritable for the development of railway line".

Ch Lal Singh same that he has additionally demanded separate railway division for Jammu and geographic area. "Since there's around four hundred kilometers of railway network during this State, there's all justification for creation of separate division for the State with DRM workplace at Jammu", he added.

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