Routine Overhaul Depot to come up at Maneswar in Sambalpur: DRM/Sambalpur

SAMBALPUR: A Routine Overhaul (ROH) Depot of the Railways will come up at Maneswar area in Sambalpur city at an estimated cost of Rs 49.16 crore.

The drawing for the ROH has already been prepared and it is at the approval stage, said Divisional Railway Manager, Sambalpur Railway Division, Jaideep Gupta.

Gupta said land for the project has already been identified, and the tender will be floated after the design is approved.

The proposed ROH Depot here will have a capacity to overhaul 100 wagons in one month.

The wagons require complete overhauling in 18 months to ensure safe. The refurbishing work of the wagons will be carried out here after the ROH Depot is commissioned, he said.

Gupta said a Periodical Overhaul (POH) Workshop will also be set up at Narla road under the Sambalpur Railway Division at an estimated cost of 186.37 crore.

Work on a Road Over Bridge (ROB) with Foot Over Bridge (FOB) to mitigate the traffic problem at Khetrajpur area will be completed within 18 months after the work order is handed over, he added.