Unmanned railway level crossings in Khurda division to be closed by March

  • | Friday | 12th January, 2018

Now, the division has 10 such ULCs.The Khurda Road division has major stations and railway sections, including Bhubaneswar, Puri, Cuttack , Khurda Road, Bhadrak and Berhampur. BHUBANESWAR: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has set a target to close all unmanned level-crossings (ULCs) in Khurda Road division by the end of March this year. The last two crossings - between Tomka and Keonjhar section - will be converted to manned level-crossings. "The division has closed 14 ULCs in 2013-14, 21 in 2014-15, 19 in 2015-16 and six in 2016-17. We are going to ensure there are no ULCs in Khurda Road division after March," said the DRM.Sources said 43 people had been killed at ULCs under ECoR in the last six years.

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