Spotting
 Timeline
 Travel Tip
 Trip
 Race
 Social
 Greeting
 Poll
 Img
 PNR
 Pic
 Blog
 News
 Conf TL
 RF Club
 Convention
 Monitor
 Topic
 #
 Rating
 Correct
 Wrong
 Stamp
 PNR Ref
 PNR Req
 Blank PNRs
 HJ
 Vote
 Pred
 @
 FM Alert
 FM Approval
 Pvt
Forum Super Search
 ↓ 
×
HashTag:
Freq Contact:
Member:
Posting Date From:
Posting Date To:
Blog Category:
Train Type:
Train:
Station:
Pic/Vid:   FmT Pic:   FmT Video:
Sort by: Date:     Word Count:     Popularity:     
Public:    Pvt: Monitor:    Topics:    

Search
  Go  
dark mode

चलती है (ग्वालियर-भोपाल वाया गुना बीना ICE) उड़ती है धूल जलते है दुश्मन खिलते है फूल - Adi Singh

Full Site Search
  Full Site Search  
FmT LIVE - Follow my Trip with me... LIVE
 
Fri May 27 00:50:49 IST
Home
Trains
ΣChains
Atlas
PNR
Forum
Quiz Feed
Topics
Gallery
News
FAQ
Trips
Login
Post PNRPost BlogAdvanced Search

Blog Entry# 4368446
Posted: Jul 04 2019 (10:02)

6 Responses
Last Response: Jul 04 2019 (18:46)
Rail News
39683 views
New Facilities/Technology
SCR/South Central
Jul 04 2019 (10:02)   Longest electrified tunnel in India completed in record time

Yash M~   4102 news posts
Entry# 4368446   News Entry# 385949         Tags   Past Edits
Vijayawada: The railway division of Vijayawada commissioned the longest electrified tunnel in India on Wednesday. The 6.6 km tunnel stands as an engineering marvel situated between Cherlopalli and Rapuru stations which are a part of the recently completed Obulavaripalli – Venkatachalam railway line.So far, two freight trains made its successful run on June 25, 2019 marking the full-scale operation of the newly built electrified railway line between the two stations. The major benefit of the entire project is providing viable rail connectivity between Krishnapatnam Port and its hinterland for goods train services.Explaining the salient features of the tunnel, officials said that a New Australian Tunneling Method (NATM) was used and overall Rs 460 crore were spent on the construction of the tunnel. Conventional overhead lines have been provided with a maximum span of 36 metre and maximum tension length of 1,206 metre.Brackets for supporting overhead lines (OHE) have been fixed on...
more...
wall mounted type plate fittings, which are fixed to the tunnel lining concrete. Also, an overhead line maintenance depot is provided at Rapuru along with tower-car shed.Officials also informed that LED lighting has been provided at every 10 metre intervals within the tunnel. At present, the average travel time taken by goods train from Krishnapatnam Port to Obulavaripalli is 10 hours. On the newly commissioned line, the travel time will be reduced to about five hours, which will result in a saving time. Railway officials explain that the construction of the longest tunnel between Cherlopalli and Rapuru was the major challenge for commissioning of this important and vital railway link. South Central Railway (SCR) general manager Gajanan Mallya appreciated the efforts of railway officials and staff involved in completion of this tunnel in a record time of 43 months.“It is a matter of pride for the zone to have such a remarkable structure. The newly constructed railway line will help in decongesting traffic on Vijayawada - Gudur main line,” said Mallya.

3 Public Posts - Thu Jul 04, 2019

31571 views
Jul 04 2019 (11:37)
venki వెంకట్
venkat_vskp~   5389 blog posts
Re# 4368446-4            Tags   Past Edits
Longest electrified tunnel

2 Public Posts - Thu Jul 04, 2019

Fundraiser

Our member Abhishek Jaiswal is in URGENT need of Funds, as his newborn son fights for his life in AIIMS Hospital, New Delhi. Please visit this link click here and contribute whatever you can.

Let's support Abhishek in his hour of need. THANKS.

Leading Polls

Rail News

New Trains

Site Announcements

  • Entry# 5148000
    Nov 29 2021 (06:40AM)


    A new feature will be released soon, whereby you can follow blogs tagged with specific Trains & Stations. If you have already posted blogs tagged with some Train/Station, then you will be set to automatically follow that Train/Station. Thereafter, any future news/blogs tagged with those Trains/Stations will be marked to your...
  • Entry# 5093784
    Oct 13 2021 (07:04AM)


    These days, every other day, we are getting requests from members to allow email login to their FB-based IRI account. 10 years ago, we had given the option for users to login through FaceBook - in retrospect, this was a mistake. These days, apparently, users are quitting FaceBook in droves because...
  • Entry# 4906979
    Mar 14 2021 (01:12AM)


    Followup to: Fmt Changes The new version of FmT 2.0 will soon be here - in about 2 weeks. As detailed in the previous announcement, many of the old FmT features like Train TT, Speedometer, Geo Location, etc. will be REMOVED. It will be a bare-bones simple app, focused on trip blogging. It...
  • Entry# 4898771
    Mar 06 2021 (10:33PM)


    There are some changes coming to FMT. Many of the features of FMT, like station arrival, TT, speed, geo, passing times, station time, etc. are ALREADY available in OTHER railway apps. So all of these features will be REMOVED. We'll have ONLY BLOGGING - quick upload of pics/videos/audio, etc. You may attach...
  • Entry# 4785432
    Nov 21 2020 (02:51AM)


    We are unifying the Bookmark scheme for Blogs & PNRs. Previously, we had different systems of "Followed Blogs", "PNR History", "My PNR Posts", "My PNR Post Predictions", "Stamp Alerts", etc. which were somewhat confusing. Hereafter: For PNRs: 1. You may add ANY PNR to your bookmarks through the "Add Bookmark" link in the...
  • Entry# 4680754
    Aug 03 2020 (10:10PM)


    In the next few days, we shall introduce a "Personal Gallery". This will consist of your own personal pics - no restrictions. You can upload any number of pics to your personal gallery - with with or without trains. This personal gallery will be part of your Member Profile. Thanks.
Scroll to Top
Scroll to Bottom
Go to Mobile site
Important Note: This website NEVER solicits for Money or Donations. Please beware of anyone requesting/demanding money on behalf of IRI. Thanks.
Disclaimer: This website has NO affiliation with the Government-run site of Indian Railways. This site does NOT claim 100% accuracy of fast-changing Rail Information. YOU are responsible for independently confirming the validity of information through other sources.
India Rail Info Privacy Policy