Indian Railways Manigram-Nimtita Section: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal inaugurated the newly electrified Manigram-Nimtita part of the Eastern Railways zone, together with different railway infrastructure tasks within the area. The 34 km lengthy Manigram-Nimtita part of the Eastern Railway zone has been electrified at a price of Rs.52.05 crore. The electrification will assist in decreasing the carbon footprint and can assist inexperienced vitality for the railway zone. The Railway Minister additionally flagged off items prepare on newly electrified Manigram-Nimtita part which is probably going to offer a big increase to the thermal industrial vegetation across the area. (Also Read: Capex Utilisation In Dedicated Freight Corridor Project Increases 21% To ₹ 8,201 Crore )
The electrification work is part of the excessive utility community, or ‘Sagar Purvodaya Sampark Line’ from Howrah to Dibrugarh, based on the Railway Ministry. A street underneath bridge close to Malda and Manigram, 5 foot overbridges at Khagraghat street, Lalbagh Court street, Tenya, Dahaparadham and Niyalishpara stations, and two foot overbridges at Sujnipara and Basudebpur stations, have been inaugurated underneath Eastern Railway’s Malda Division via video conferencing on Wednesday, February 17.
The electrified Manigram-Nimtita part will assist in switching over freight rake destined for the Sagardighi Thermal Power Plant in addition to the Sonar Bangla Cement Plant from diesel to electrical traction. It may even assist the for the conversion of passenger trains from diesel-electric a number of unit (DEMU) to mainline electrical a number of unit (MEMU) within the part. It may even save diesel and can contribute to the economic growth of the realm.