Electronic interlocking, yard remodelling commissioned at Dadri station | Current Affairs, Current Affairs 2017

Electronic interlocking, yard remodelling commissioned at Dadri station

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To improve mobility in train operations on the busy Delhi-Howrah section, the Railway Ministry has commissioned “electronic interlocking and massive yard remodeling” at Dadri Railway Station in Uttar Pradesh, the government said on Tuesday.

“The electronic interlocking involves 318 routes adopting most modern signalling system, with centralized operation controlling 45 signals, 74 points and 176 track circuits,” an official release said.

The work was commissioned on Sunday in record time of 150 minutes, it said.

Dadri is a yard in Allahabad Division of North Central Railway spread over six km on the “busiest route” of Delhi-Howrah section. It also has connectivity with National Thermal Power Corporation Power Plant and container depot.

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