Electrification Of Talcher-Kaniha Railway Line Commissioned

Bhubaneswar: The Electrification work of 53.5945 Track KMs stretch Talcher-Kaniha Electrification project commissioned on Wednesday after getting EIG and conducting loco Trial. This Project has also been completed in spite of lot of hindrances and severe law and order situations in the locality of the Railway section, the East Coast Railway stated.

Commissioning of this project will help in seamless operation of Electric Trains in and out of NTPC Kaniha and also help in huge financial saving which was due to detention of trains at NTPC exchange yard on account of change in Traction.

“This was made possible due to initiatives taken by Chief Electrical Engineer (Construction) PK Behera, Deputy Chief Electrical Engineer PK Pradhan with Support from Principal Chief Electrical Engineer, Principal Chief Operations Manager and Principal Chief Security Commissioner of East Coast Railway.