Shri Ajay Kumar Singh, GM/SWR along with railway officials today inspected the progress of work at Belagavi station building and coaching terminal facilities today. Shri Singh was accompanied by Shri Arvind Malkhede, DRM/UBL, Shri T V Bhushan, CE/CN/UBL and Assistant General Manager, Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd. and other branch officers.
Work of station building and Coaching terminal was progressing well and due to the recent pandemic target for completion of works at Belagavi was being targeted to be completed by March 2022. The work is being executed by Rail Vikas Nigam Limited. Along with new station building at main entrance, second entry is also coming up.
Coaching depot is also being provided at Belagavi that will enable starting of trains from Belagavi. This will help in increasing more number of trains from Belagavi as maintenance at Belagavi will reduce dependency on other cities for train maintenance.
In addition to establish setup for coach maintenance, sick line and pit line are also coming up. These works are being taken up under doubling of Londa – Miraj section. Total cost of works are approximately Rs. 175 Cr.