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SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
SER UNDERTAKES FIRST INTEGRATED SUNDAY CORRIDOR BLOCK OF THREE HOURS COVERING 60KMS SECTION
Kolkata, 9th July, 2018
As per guidance of Hon’ble Railway Minister, Sri Piyush Goyal, Adra Division of South Eastern Railway undertook an Integrated Corridor Block in Manikui-Chandil-Purulia Down line (60 km.) on 8thJuly, 2018 and successfully completed the work without affecting passenger train movement.
In this 3 hours Integrated Corridor Block, maintenance work at all the stations of Manikui-Chandil-Purulia section has been undertaken jointly by all the departments viz. Engineering, Operating, Signal & Telecommunication, Electrical, Traction etc. and passenger train service remained totally unaffected.
Sufficient Officers and Staff of the above departments were deployed along with necessary equipments and machineries for completion of the work. As a result, engineering works which require 64 hrs. block if separately done, has been completed only in 3 hours. Similarly, Electrical & Traction maintenance works which require 23 hrs block if separately done, has been completed only in 3 hours.
During the integrated block, Safety related works including track renewal and maintenance, replacement of signal and power cables, Ballast unloading, Ultra Sound testing, Sleeper Changing, track welding etc were undertaken. This is the first time in South Eastern Railway, an Integrated Corridor Block has been planned and all the scheduled works have been successfully completed in time. Moreover the block was undertaken on Sunday as advised by Hon’ble Railway Minister so that minimum inconvenience is caused to the travelling public.
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