BHUBANESWAR: Union Minister of state for Railways, Manoj Sinha inaugurated three rail projects through video conferencing from Rail Sadan in Bhubaneswar today.
Sinha inaugurated an electrified section between Sambalpur-Jharsuguda and flagged off a special passenger train no 05311 in the Sambalpur-Jharsuguda line. Another passenger train no 58135/58136 is supposed to be run by electric loco between Sambalpur-Jharsuguda from August 24 onwards.
The minister also laid the foundation stone for a railway over bridge in lieu of the Khetrarajpur level crossing gate between Sambalpur-Hirakud and commissioned Wi-Fi operations in Khurda Road junction.
Sinha is also supposed to attend a review meeting between the Railway department and BSNL later in the day.