CRS/SC to carry out speed trial inspection on newly laid Vriddhachalam-Tiruvennainallur BG line next week

Vriddhachalam (VRI): Commissioner of Railway Safety, Southern Circle, S K Mittal will inspect and conduct speed trials on the newly laid broad gauge line between Vriddhachalam and Tiruvennainallur on the Vridhachalam-Villupuram section on Tiruchchirappalli Division of SR next week.

The inspection will be held on September 21 (Monday) while speed trial using a special train will be held between 2.30pm and 4.30pm on September 22 (Tuesday). Senior officials of Southern Railway will accompany him.

Southern Railway has warned people to avoid working near newly laid second broad gauge rail because of the speed trial. A train with a few coaches will be run at high speed to inspect safety and other parameters of the newly-laid track before clearing it for passenger train operations.