RVNL achieves milestones of doubling of Bina-Kanjia section on Bhopal Division

Rail Vikas Nigam Limited  team achieved a milestone of doubling the Bina-Kanjia section on Bhopal Division of West Central Railway. CRS inspection & speed trial 120Kmph successfully held on 24.12.2021.

  • Doubling of the most challenging section of Bina-Mahadev kheri-Semarkhedi-Kanjia (19.87 kms) commissioned on 24.12.2021 with 100 kmph in Kanjia-Semarkhedi- Mahadev kheri UP line and at 90 kmph in Bina-Mahadev kheri DN line.
  • This section has been challenging due to its very very poor connectivity even to all 3 stations and remains unapproachable for 5-6 months of the year.


  • 4 Stations-Bina, Mahadev kheri, Semarkhedi and Kanjia.
  • 1 Major Br, 12 minor bridge, 3 RUBs, 4 LCs.
  • 4 Gang cum tool rooms.
  • UP Longer loop at Semarkhedi.
  • DN Longer loop at Semarkhedi.
  • Tube well and pumphouse at 3 stations.
  • Completed all side drains in cuttings, approach of major bridge and in yards.
  • S &T works.
  • Bina-409 routes, Major RRI, Alterations done in existing system.
  • Mahadev kheri-139 routes, Big hard with 5 side train movements, alterations dine. .in existing EI Semarkhedi-64 routes, new EI commissioned.
  • Kanjia-17 routes, New EI commissioned.

Electrical Works:

  • 19.87 RKM electrified.
  • 3 new switching stations at Bina, Mahadevkheri, and Semarkhedi.
  • Alteration in existing switching station of Kanjia.
  • Lighting arrangements are done at new PFs of Semarkhedi & Kanjia.

Special Highlights:

  • Inauguration by CRS.
  • New garden ( green patch) of 88m × 12 m at island platform of Mahadevkheri.
  • Gang cum tool room at Mahadevkheri.
  • Handed over keys of all 4 gang cum tool rooms of all 4 gangs of the section
  • Crew restroom at Mahadevkheri.
  • Development of circulating area at Semarkhedi.
  • Plantations done and flowers beds provided for greenery along with the fencing of Semarkhedi new end Mainline Platform.
  • Speed trial was done at 120 kmph.

About RVNL:

  • The company began its operation in 2005 with the appointment of a Board of Directors.  
  • The company was granted Miniratna status in September 2013. 
  • RVNL has been rated “Excellent” for the 9 successive years by the Department of Public Enterprises.  
  • RVNL has also been ranked 1st amongst the Railway PSEs for the 4 times out of the last 5 years.
  • The turnover of the company for the financial year 2019-20 has increased by 44.44%.  
  • The authorized share capital of the company is Rs. 3000 cr. with paid up share capital of Rs. 2085 cr. 
  • The company has been listed after its disinvestment of its stake of 12.16% of the company through IPO.

Source: RVNL-Update | Image Credit (representational): RVNL