Bhubaneswar: East Coast Railway has appealed to the people not to obstruct trial run of goods train on the Haridaspur-Paradeep Railway line so that it can be made fit for running passenger trains in the near future.
The much-awaited Haridaspur-Paradeep Railway Line work is almost complete. Trial runs of goods trains were started on Friday (July 31), said an ECoR official press release.
The press release stated that ECoR appreciates the aspirations of the people of the area in and around this line for having passenger train services.
“ECoR appeals to you that trial runs of goods trains are necessary for the line to settle for safe train running. ECoR wants to inform the public that for passenger train running many other safety works and passenger facilities are essential to be done. Trial runs of goods trains is a pre-step to culminate in the running of passenger trains till the essential safety works are completed and passenger facilities are created,” the press release added.
The ECoR has said that obstructing these goods train trial runs as happened yesterday, will push the whole process of making this line fit for passenger trains farther into the future.