Gateway to Kashmir valley under scrutiny: Railway security inspects Banihal-Khari track

Gateway to Kashmir valley under scrutiny: Railway security inspects Banihal-Khari track

The CRS, who was accompanied by a team of senior officials from Northern Railways, IRCON and construction companies, first inspected the track, tunnels and bridges and then followed it up with a high speed electric train, said officials. The commissioner of railway safety (CRS), Dinesh Chand Deshwal, on Wednesday evening, inspected 14.869 km long Banihal-Khari rail track, part of the prestigious Udhampur-SrinagarBaramulla rail link (USBRL) project, said officials. The CRS, who was accompanied by a team of senior officials from Northern Railways, IRCON and construction companies, first inspected the track,…

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Construction of Anji Bridge Advances, Paving Way for Rail Connectivity to Kashmir

Construction of Anji Bridge Advances, Paving Way for Rail Connectivity to Kashmir

Track-laying work on Indian Railways’ first cable-stayed Anji Khad bridge in Reasi district of J&K is continuing apace. With the completion of ongoing track-linking work on Anji bridge- one of the major components of Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Rail Link (USBRL) project- Indian Railways will edge closer to connecting Kashmir valley to the rest of the railway network. According to Chief Engineer (S) USBRL Sandeep Gupta, track-laying work is progressing at a brisk pace and over half of track-linking work has been completed. “Ballast-Less Track is being laid. The process is on and…

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