The MoS for Railways Rajen Gohain was informed that the Bogibeel Bridge in Dibrugarh district of Assam will be completed by October end this year, in a review meeting of Northeast Frontier Railways (NFR).
The General Manager of NFR (Construction) along with other officers of NFR, including the General Manager were also present at the meeting on Tuesday.
The Minister also took stock of performances in of NFR in terms of progress of various constructions projects and other parameters and discussed Punctuality, Cleanliness, Passenger Amenities, Provision of Toilets, Lifts and Escalators, Elimination of Un-manned Level Crossings and Security, among other issues.
He reviewed the progress of construction of Pit Lines at Silghat station, which is essential for starting train services to and from Silghat.
Gohain also instructed concerned officials to expedite the work so that passenger services can be started at an early date.
The Bogibeel bridge being built in eastern part of Assam over the Brahmaputra River will be the longest rail-cum-road bridge in Asia.