Screen Reader Access Skip to Main Content Font Size   Increase Font size Normal Font Decrease Font size
Indian Railway main logo
Search :
Find us on Facebook   Find us on Twitter View Content in Hindi
National Emblem of India

About Us

General Info

Passenger Services

Tenders

News & Updates

Vigilance Portal

Contact Us

 
Bookmark Mail this page Print this page
QUICK LINKS
02209-03-2021
Maligaon
Several sections of NFR identified for capacity enhancement works

Indian Railways has released its “Vision 2024” document recently. The vision envisages to achieve the target of 2024 MT freight loading by the year 2024. To achieve the target; capacity enhancing infrastructure projects e.g. new lines, doubling etc. along with electrification with focus o­n safety has been given specific thrust. o­ngoing projects have been segregated as Super Critical Projects and Critical Projects throughout the country to achieve the target in a time bound manner. Additionally some HDN (high Density Network) & HUN (Highly Utilized Network) routes have been identified for capacity enhancement through speed raising and provision of Automatic Signaling, Train Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) etc. All these works are targeted to be completed by March 2024. Apart from these, 4 National Projects of total length 294 km falling in NE Region are also likely to be completed by the time.

In NFR 3 HDN and 2 HUN routes have been identified for capacity enhancement through doubling of track by March, 2024. The HDN routes are New Bongaigaon – Rangiya – Agthori, Ambari Falakata – New Maynaguri and New Maynaguri – Gumanihat sections. And HUN routes are New Bongaigaon – Goalpara – Kamakhya & Digaru – Hojai sections.  It is also targeted to complete the double line of the Lumding – Furkating section by 2024. Moreover work for doubling of the Katihar - Kumedpur & Katihar - Mukuria sections are also o­n hand. With this entire section of NFR upto Furkating will have double line track by 2024 which will help to further increase train movements towards NE Region.

Electrification work up to Guwahati is targeted to be completed by June, 2021. The work for the section between Guwahati and Lumding is targeted for completion by August, 2021. All other remaining sections o­n NF Railway are targeted for commissioning by March, 2023.

Work of provision of Train Collision Avoidance System is also proposed to be taken o­n NFR to improve safety in train operation, enable train operation in foggy weather and eliminate cases of signal overshooting and over speeding. Work of HDN portion of NFR is targeted for completion by December, 2023. After completion of all works envisioned in the document entire mainline portion of NFR will be fit to run trains @130kmph. 


(Subhanan Chanda)
CPRO/N.F. Railway




  Admin Login | Site Map | Contact Us | RTI | Disclaimer | Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy Valid CSS! Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict

© 2016  All Rights Reserved.

This is the Portal of Indian Railways, developed with an objective to enable a single window access to information and services being provided by the various Indian Railways entities. The content in this Portal is the result of a collaborative effort of various Indian Railways Entities and Departments Maintained by CRIS, Ministry of Railways, Government of India.