The Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS) is expected to inspect the newly completed 3rd line between Itarsi and Budhni on West Central Railway today.
Internal trials were conducted on the line on 3rd April 2019. If the CRS is satisfied with today’s inspection, the line may be formally commissioned soon, according to sources in WCR.
The new bypass under construction at Itarsi. a new Home platform soon to come up on the north side of the station, combined with the third line, will eventually help streamline operations at Itarsi station yard.