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Press Release: 2023/11/17629-11-2023

Kolkata, November 28, 2023:

In an endeavour to increase mobility and better connectivity between North and Southern part of West Bengal, Azimganj - Jiaganj New Line Project (6.90 KM) is currently in progress.

Earthwork, blanketing, and formation works are o­n track, with 87% completion. The construction of o­ne major bridge in the Azimganj-Jiaganj section has already been completed. Construction of all minor bridges (14 in total) have also been successfully completed.

One out of two station buildings have been completed and construction work of another station building is in progress under this project. Electronic Interlocking (EI) buildings are under construction & likely to be completed shortly. Traction Work is also going o­n.

Eastern Railway's unwavering dedication to enhancing rail infrastructure remains at the forefront of these initiatives, underscoring its commitment to facilitating seamless travel and transportation for the community.

Shri Kausik Mitra, Chief Public Relations Officer said Eastern Railway is committed to the completion of the Azimganj - Jiaganj New Line Project. These developments reflect our dedication to enhancing railway connectivity and infrastructure in the region. Eastern Railway appreciates the support of all stakeholders, including our workforce and contractors, in achieving these significant milestones.

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