Kolkata, Mar 21 (UNI) Eastern Railway has successfully commissioned five double line projects for improvement of traffic and passenger amenities under its jurisdiction during this fiscal year of 2016-17.The projects are Sagardighi ? Azimganj cabin, Dakshin Barasat ? Lakshmikantapur, Palassey ? Jiaganj, Azimganj ? Manigram and Sandalia ? Champapukur.Moreover, construction of eleven double lines in different routes are being done aimed at to commission soon, ER announced today.
In the Barddhaman ? Katwa gauge conversion (51.52 km), the narrow gauge section of Barddhaman ? Balgona (25 km) has already been converted to Broad gauge and the remaining stretch from Balgona to Katwa (26.52 km) is expected to be commissioned shortly. In the Ahmedpur ? Katwa (51.92 km) gauge conversion, the stretch between Ahmedpur - Pachandi (39.62 km) has already been commissioned for goods traffic and the balance stretch from Pachandi to Katwa (12.60 km) is planned for commissioning very soon.Moreover, construction of Jamalpur bye-pass line has already been commissioned while the work of new line projects viz. Tarakeswar ? Bishnupur (5.50 km) and Azimganj ? Murshidabad are in full swing.
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