Electronic interlocking and yard remodelling commissioned at Dadri station, India
The Government of India has announced the commissioning of electronic interlocking and large-scale yard remodelling project at Dadri Railway Station in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
Dadri station comes under Indian Railways' Allahabad Division of the North Central Railway, and this latest initiative is expected to increase mobility on the busy Delhi-Howrah route.
The project forms part of a wider modernisation scheme for the Indian Railways network.
The electronic interlocking includes 318 routes that have adopted modern signalling system, with centralised operation controlling 45 signals, 74 points and 176 track circuits with yard remodelling.
Dadri is a complex yard within North Central Railway and is spread over 6km area on the Delhi-Howrah Section. It also has connectivity with the National Thermal Power Corporation power plant and container depot.
A third line between Aligarh-Ghaziabad section has been created through Dadri Yard following the commissioning of electronic interlocking and yard remodelling, thereby improving the mobility and efficiency of the site's operations.
The project also saw the extension of platforms one, two, and three, as well as the addition of a new fourth platform and a new platform access footbridge.
North Central Railway was responsible for planning, execution and commissioning of the completed work.