Rlys to undertake block in Khandala today

ST CORRESPONDENT
Saturday, 18 May 2019

Besides, the economy of design is one of its main features. The works include wiring of 12 point machines, testing of signals, points, tracks from VDU and commissioning of the EI at Khandala.

PUNE: Central Railway will commission Mumbai Division’s first ‘Electronic Interlocking’ (EI) on the main line (outside suburban) at Khandala on May 18 by operating a block from 11.15 am to 2.45 pm.

The ‘Electronic Interlocking’ (EI)  enables improved safety, better technology instead of electromechanical relay. 

Besides, the economy of design is one of its main features. The works include wiring of 12 point machines, testing of signals, points, tracks from VDU and commissioning of the EI at Khandala.

Due to this work, train number 11026 Pune-Bhusaval Express, departing from Pune on May 18 will be diverted via the Daund-Manmad route, 

Similiarly, train number 11017 LTT-Karaikal Express on May 18 will be regulated at Bhivpuri Road for 65 minutes, train number 16351 CSMT-Nagercoil Express on 18 will be regulated at Neral for 73 minutes.

Similarly, train number 17031 CSMT-Hyderabad Express on May 18 will be regulated at Vangani for 57 minutes.

As per details provided by officials, train number 51318/51317 Pune-Panvel-Pune Passenger will be cancelled on May 18.

“Passengers are requested to bear with the railway administration for the inconvenience caused due to this block. These infrastructure blocks are essential for future benefits,” stated a press release issued by the Central Railway.

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