Rly Minister to dedicate new railway track between Jabalpur-Sukrimangela

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 01 Sep 2016 11:35:19

Staff Reporter,

In backdrop of the fact that final inspection of new broad gauge track between Jabalpur-Sukrimangela on Jabalpur-Gondia section would be inspected by Commissioner Railway Safety on September 2 and 3 followed by start of running of trains in the section.
The formal public dedication of the railway track would be made by Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhu. As sitting MP Rakesh Singh who had talks with the railway minister on Wednesday requested and invited to dedicate the newly railway track to public. The union minister accepted the request of sitting MP and said that he would held talks with Chief Minister Madhya Pradesh to finalise the date for the public dedication ceremony.
According to information obtained sitting MP Rakesh Singh on Wednesday held talks with Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhu in connection with start of train in between Jabalpur- Sukrimangela on Jabalpur-Gondia section under the broad gauge conversion project. The gauge conversion between Jabalpur- Sukrimangela has been accomplished and is ready for operation of trains in the section.
In view of the work being accomplished in the section testing of trains has taken place recently. The final nod for the operation of passenger train would take place only after CRS make the final inspection of the new track. It may be recalled here that that the sitting MP Rakesh Singh was informed by SECR GM Satyendra Kumar that gauge conversion on between Jabalpur- Sukrimangela on Jabalpur-Gondia section has been completed and would be inspected by CRS. As per schedule visit of the CRS is schedule to visit Jabalpur on September 2 and would carry out two days inspection on September 2 and 3.
As the railway administration is hopefull of getting nod from the CRS in course of inspection the operation of trains on the new track would get stated from September 4 or 5. As it now the operation of train on the new section would get started after the inspection of CRS. But for the formal dedication of new track MP Rakesh Singh who held talks with Suresh Prabhu Union Minister for Railways tendered request for the ceremony. The union minister responding to MP Rakesh Singh accepted the invitation has given his consent to formally dedicate the new track.
The Union Minister during his talks with the MP Singh said would talk with Chief Minister Madhya Pradesh and would decided upon the final date for the ceremony.
MP Rakesh Singh informed that as the union minister has given his consent for the public dedication ceremony. His arrival to Jabalpur would provide impetus to get the remaining work of the ambitious project accomplished at galloping pace. Besides his arrival would also prove conducive for other development projects being carried out in the Mahakaushal region.