Digha-Sonepur rail-cum-road overbridge commissioned

The Digha-Sonepur rail-cum-road overbridge project commenced commercial operations with an empty goods train on January 16, 2016. The Commissioner of Rail Safety granted safety clearance for the project on January 15, 2016. The safety inspection for the project was conducted in two phases from December 16, 2015 to December 18, 2015 under Phase I and from January 1, 2016 to January 5, 2016 under Phase II. The project involves the development of a 4.5 km rail-cum-road bridge over the Ganga river in Bihar at an investment of Rs 29.21 billion.