Work begins for construction of ROB over Old GT Road

19 Sep 2018

Minister of state for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Babul Supriyo commenced the work for construction of Road Over Bridge (in lieu of Level Crossing No 1-A/E-3 over old G.T. Road, Kumarpur, Asansol in collaboration with SAIL today. Speaking on the occasion Supriyo said that the ROB will be the life line of Asansol City as it connects Asansol to other prominent places like Barakar, Sitarampur. It will be constructed over  the Railway line feeding IISCO. As both the routes are busy and cater to large traffic, they often cause frequent road traffic congestion. The ROB will be beneficial in removing traffic congestion and will help in smooth flow of both Rail and road traffic. With the construction of this ROB, which is of a total length of 630.018 metre, the people of Asansol and its adjoining area will be immensely benefitted. Thus, with the construction of the ROB a long cherished dream of the people of Asansol will be fulfilled.
P K Mishra, divisional railway manager, Asansol said that a series of works have been completed at Asansol station like renovation of Durand Institute, provision of escalator, provision of AC Lounge, Opening of Food Plaza, Ramp for differently abled persons, provision of Queue Railing and Integrated Security System. Railway is indebted to Shri Supriyo for his overall support and guidance for development and creation of new assets and passenger amenities.