CRS inspects rail line between Khari-Sumbar, Sumbar-Sangaldan

Ramban : The new BG rail line between the Khari-Sumbar and Sumbar to Sangaldan on the Katra -Banihal section was inspected by the Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS), Northern Railways here on Thursday.

The inspection of this track was done on the first day of two days inspection by the CRS on a motor trolley on the Katra -Banihal section of the USBR Project.

The CRS, Northern Circle, New Delhi, Dinesh Chand Deshwal accompanied by senior railway officers reached Banihal and conducted a statutory inspection for the opening of Khari-Sumbar-Sangaldan(33.42km) new BG rail line, informed the officials.

They said the team checked newly constructed Khari-Sumbar (13.656 Km) and Sumbar-Sangaldan (19.504) rail lines on motor trolleys and checked track tunnels, bridges, electric traction installation tracks, Railway stations at Khari and other infrastructures.

Officials said that the Commissioner of Railway Safety will conduct a high-speed trial of the section by special train on Friday.

This was the final inspection of the CRS of the Khari-Sumbar-section of the USBRL project as the work on the Sangaldan to Katra section is also in the last phase and near completion.