Chairman Railway Board visits Talcher and Paradip to Review Projects

Chairman Railway Board Visits Paradip and Talchar

Railway Board Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) V K Tripathi on Sunday, 29th May 2022 inspected coal loading points at Talcher in Odisha’s Angul district and took stock of development activities in connection with traffic facilities and hassle free train operation.

Tripathi visited the coal loading point as strengthening of these places will expedite coal transportation to different power plants across the country. He also reviewed the developmental works of railways in this area.

General Manager (In Charge) of East Coast Railway Sarad Kumar Srivastav and Divisional Railway Manager of Khurda Road Railway Division Rinkesh Ray were present on the occasion.

Tripathi also discussed various issues with Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) authorities and assured to provide all kinds of support in the field of coal transportation and traffic facilities, an official release issued by the ECoR said.

Senior Railway Officials from ECoR Headquarters and Khurda Road Division and officials from MCL also participated in the inspection and review meeting, it said. 

On Monday, 30th May 2022 Shri Tripathi visited the port city of Paradip and took stock of various developmental activities of railways in connection with traffic facilities and hassle free train operations, an official statement said.

The CRB discussed various issues with the authorities of Paradip Port Trust (PPT) and other stakeholders like Jindal Steel, PPL, IOCL, IFFCO, Mittal Steel and assured to provide all kind of support in the field of transportation and traffic facilities.

Senior Railway Officials from ECoR Headquarters and Khurda Road Division and officials from different stakeholders also participated in the inspection and review meeting.

During the review meeting on different infrastructure and train traffic related issues at East Coast Railway Headquarters, Tripathi advised officials to increase speed of trains over East Coast Railway jurisdiction.

Apart from this, he stressed on early completion of ongoing projects and increase in revenue, the statement said.