Alok Mishra

Gopalganj: Running of trains on Thawe-Mashrakh rail route would commence by March this year. Soon after it, long distance trains would also start running on this route, announced general manager (GM), North-Eastern Railways, Rajiv Mishra at Thawe railway station on February 4. Mishra, on Special Wagon, inspected the work going on between Thawe to Mashrakh.

Earlier, as Mishra reached Thawe railway station, he was presented with bouquet by Thawe station master PN Baitha. Mishra was informed about the panel machines there and he directed the officials to remove one of the tables from the panel room. He also directed the officials present there to erect a shade outside the panel room. The GM also inspected waiting room, vending shops, circulating area and ticket room. He directed the railway officials to open one more window in the ticket room.

Mishra reached Thawe railway station after touching Mashrakh, Rajapatti, Dighdubaoli, Ratansarai and Gopalganj and he stopped at all these railway stations to have first hand knowledge of these stations. During inspection, Varanasi DRM SK Kashyap said that the rail track from Mashrakh to Thawe is complete. He said that they are applying for CRS inspection. Kashyap hoped that by February end, CRS inspection would be complete.

A large number of people waited at Sidhwaliya railway station after they came to know about the arrival of GM Rajiv Mishra there. As the special wagon carrying Mishra reached Sidhwaliya station, the villagers greeted him with garland. Mishra inspected Sidhwaliya railway station. Local mukhiya Jayanti Devi handed over a memorandum to Mishra. About 400 acre of land has been acquisitioned for the development of Sidhwaliya railway station and the villagers have been demanding facilities for the people. Though the GM took the memorandum, he did not give any assurance to them.

 

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