Lal Phatak Overbridge: Railways Will Complete The Construction Of Its Portion By November

Ashutosh Gangal, General Manager, Northern Railway talking to officials at Lal Phatak Bridge. – Photo : Amar Ujala Bureau, Bareilly

General Manager of Northern Railway said – NHAI responsible for delay in construction of overbridge at Hulasnagra took stock of construction at Lal Phatak crossing, said – Bareilly depends on bridge corporation when the overbridge will be operational. Ashutosh Gangal, General Manager, Northern Railway, who came to inspect the under-construction overbridge at Lalfatak crossing, said that as long as the bridge corporation works, but the work of the railway portion on the overbridge will be completed by November in any case. He blamed NHAI for the delay in construction of overbridge at Hulasanagara crossing. He said that the Railways has given its share of the budget. Now he has no role in the construction of this overbridge. After seeing the map of the overbridge, the Railway General Manager, who arrived at the red gate crossing, took information from the local officials about the work on the part of the railway and then also took stock of the construction of the overbridge. The General Manager, who stayed at the Lal Phatak crossing for about 20 minutes, after inspecting each part closely, said that the railways will complete the construction of its part by November in any condition. How long the Setu Nigam will work and when the overbridge will be operational after the completion of the work will depend on it. On the question of the delay in the construction of the overbridge at the Hulasanagara railway crossing, the general manager of the railway said that there will be frequent jams. Only one agency does the project. NHAI has to do the work of construction of overbridge at Hulasnagra. Railways has given its share of budget. Therefore, railways has no role in delaying the construction of the overbridge. On the operation of passenger trains, he said that trains are being run on the demand of the public. Moradabad division has not yet received the demand for running passenger trains. Responding to a query, he said that there is currently no plan to lay two additional lines on Lucknow-Delhi. Earlier, the General Manager of Northern Railway also inspected the Sitapur section. During this, COM Jaya Verma Sinha, Chief Safety Officer Seema Kumar, Principal Chief Engineer CP Gupta, Moradabad Railway Division’s DRM Tarun Prakash, Senior DCM Rekha Sharma etc. were also with him. Railway GM stuck in a jam at Lal Phatak As soon as the GM Special train left from Pitambarpur station, the gateman closed the railway crossing of Lal Phatak. About 15 minutes later, by the time the GM Special reached the red gate, there was a long line of vehicles on both sides. GM Ashutosh Gangal instructed to open the crossing immediately after getting down from the train, then the people trapped in the jam for about 20 minutes got relief. After this the GM went to see the pillar on foot but got stuck in the jam after some distance. They didn’t see any way out. Seeing this, RPF Inspector Vipin Kumar Sisodia’s hands and feet swelled. He somehow got the vehicles to the side and pulled out GM. conversation

General Manager of Northern Railway said – NHAI responsible for delay in construction of overbridge at Hulasnagra took stock of construction at Lal Gate crossing, said – Bareilly depends on bridge corporation when the overbridge will be operational. Ashutosh Gangal, General Manager of Northern Railway, who came to inspect the under-construction overbridge at Lalfatak crossing, said that till the time the bridge corporation works, but the work of the railway part on the overbridge will be completed by November in any case. He blamed NHAI for the delay in construction of overbridge at Hulasanagara crossing. He said that the Railways has given its share of the budget. Now he has no role in the construction of this overbridge. After seeing the map of the overbridge, the Railway General Manager, who reached the Lalgate crossing, inquired from the local officials about the work on the part of the railway and then also took stock of the construction of the overbridge. The General Manager, who stayed at the Lal Phatak crossing for about 20 minutes, after inspecting each part closely, said that the railways will complete the construction of its part by November in any condition. How long the bridge corporation will work and when the overbridge will be able to become operational after the completion of the work, it will depend on it. On the question of frequent jams due to delay in construction of overbridge at Hulasnagra railway crossing, the General Manager of Railways said that only one agency does it on any major project. NHAI has to do the work of construction of overbridge at Hulasnagra. Railways has given its share of budget. Therefore, railways has no role in delaying the construction of the overbridge. On the operation of passenger trains, he said that trains are being run on the demand of the public. Moradabad division has not yet received the demand for running passenger trains. Responding to a query, he said that at present there is no plan to lay two additional lines on Lucknow-Delhi. Earlier, the General Manager, Northern Railway also inspected the Sitapur section. During this, COM Jaya Verma Sinha, Chief Safety Officer Seema Kumar, Principal Chief Engineer CP Gupta, Moradabad Railway Division’s DRM Tarun Prakash, Senior DCM Rekha Sharma etc. were also with him. Railway GM stuck in a jam at Lal Phatak As soon as the GM Special train left from Pitambarpur station, the gateman closed the railway crossing of Lal Phatak. About 15 minutes later, by the time the GM Special reached the red gate, there was a long line of vehicles on both sides. GM Ashutosh Gangal instructed to open the crossing immediately after getting down from the train, then the people trapped in the jam for about 20 minutes got relief. After this the GM went to see the pillar on foot but got stuck in the jam after some distance. They didn’t see any way out. Seeing this, RPF Inspector Vipin Kumar Sisodia’s hands and feet swelled. He somehow got the vehicles to the side and pulled out GM. conversation .

( News Source – Amar Ujala )

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