Dhutra-Bamra 3rd line completes: 

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The third Line between Dhutra and Bamra (27.9 km) in Chakradharpur Division of South Eastern Railway (SER) has been completed . 

  • This is a part of the important third line project between Rourkela-Jharsuguda (101 km) on Howrah-Mumbai main line and was sanctioned in the year 2015-16.  
  • The present estimated cost is Rs.1312.93 crore. The third Line between Dhutra-Bamra has been completed at a cost of Rs. 362 crore.  
  • With the Howrah-Mumbai trunk route witnessing heavy growth of rail traffic, this third line project became essential.  
  • The existing main line has become fully saturated due to which the operation of Passenger and Freight train services have become extremely difficult as well as complicated.  
  • With a view to provide additional line capacity, to ease the congestion and for more mobility of freight and passenger train movement, this third line project is given high priority. 

Source:PIB 

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