NFR Construction Organisation completes another tunnel in Jiribam–Tupul new line project

जिरीबाम Jiribam (JRBM): The NF Railway Construction Organisation has completed work of another tunnel, Tunnel No. 14 in Jiribam–Tupul–Imphal new BG rail line project (National Project) and made through on June 26, 2014 at 19.40 hours. The work for the tunnel was done from both end despite the land strata was extremely poor. The tunnel passes underneath the National Highway No. 37 at both end below 25 metres.

This is seventh tunnel made through by N.F.Railway (Construction) in this project. Railway has planned to complete more than 12 tunnels (out of 46) during this current financial year. So far 19.5 km out of 39.4 km tunneling work has been completed between Jiribam–Tupul section since the tunnel works effectively started in the year 2011–12. This was stated in a press release.