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57 new rail bridges nearing completion

Ctg-Dohazari rail line to get new life very shortly

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Chairman of Chattogram Development Authority (CDA) Abdus Salam speaking at the memorandum of understanding signing ceremony between CDA and Bangladesh Army at Radisson Blu Auditorium yesterday.

Chattogram Bureau  :

The construction of 52 new rail bridges under Chittagram -Dohazari Rail line Modernisation project out of 57 ongoing have been completed in the meantime. The works  of the remaining 5 bridges   is progressing in full swing.
 Additional Chief Engineer of Railway , East Zone  and Bridge Project Director Md.Golam Mustaf told the media  that the whole bridge modernisation project of Tk.232 crores is expected to be completed by end of current fiscal. Railway sources said  following the construction of new rail bridges beside the century old old bridges of Chattogram -Dohazari rail track, train accidents will be declined   by maximum extents. Sources said due to old railway track and tottering bridges  in this route, often experiencing rail accident and furnace oil laden tank lorry . While visiting the some areas of railway track in Patiya and Boalkhali section, beside new rail track, construction of new bridges undergoing in full swing aimed  at completing the project work by June next.  Mentionable that the project for modernisation of Chattogram -Dohazar rail line  taken in hand about 9 years ago and maximum portions completed in the meantime and the station renovation works still hanging.
 In separate project, the works of new rail bridges  are undergoing . The Project Director and Additional Chief Engineer  further said  the project for constructing 57 new rail bridges from Solashar station to Dohazari station taken in hand 2014  at a cost of Tk.232 crores. Out of the total  57 bridges, the works of 52 already completed nd the ramaining  works of 5 bridges will be completed  by June next.
Meanwhile, the works of Dohazar -Coxsbazar railway line  launched recently during the tennure of present government  and before undergoing the project works, the century old  old track and bridges will be replaced on priority basis , sources said.

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