LIMITED HEIGHT SUBWAY COMMISSIONED AT NAGARNABI STATION
Kolkata, June 17, 2022
As a part of Eastern Railway’s continuous endeavour to eliminate level crossings by construction of Subway/Road Over Bridge, a limited height subway has recently been commissioned at Nagarnabi station limit. Subway was constructed by 8 segments of RCC boxes of size 4.5 metre x 4.9 metre. With the commissioning of this limited height subway, Level Crossing Gate No. 36 at Nagarnabi station limit has been replaced which will bring convenience of movement for road users as well as facilitate seamless movement of train traffic. The safety will also improve with the replacement of level crossing gate by a subway.
The entire work was completed well in time utilizing a traffic block of 12 hours in Khana – Gumani section. Many other infrastructure and asset maintenance works were also completed in the shadow of this traffic block including launching girders of Foot Over Bridge at Murarai station, renewal of track, replacement of sleepers, screening of ballast etc. Thus, a block for construction of a subway at Nagarnabi station utilized by all the departments and in well coordinated manner to get maximum possible leverage of the traffic block period for asset maintenance and other developmental works.