340 km long Bhaupur-Khurja stretch of Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor to be operational by December end

340 km long Bhaupur-Khurja stretch of Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor to be operational by December end

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Date of Post: 26 Oct, 2018

The Bhaupur-Khurja (340 km) stretch of the eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor would be operational by December end and will be followed by the commissioning of the 452 km long Rewari-Marwar stretch on the western Dedicated Freight Corridor in February 2019.

More Information:

  • For the first time Indian Railways is using most advanced machines- New Track Construction (NTC) machines – which can lay around 2.5 km railway tracks in a day.
  • While the eastern DFC will connect Mughalsarai with Ludhiana, the western DFC will run between Dadri and Jawaharlal Nehru Port.
  • Last month, a new freight corridor between Kharagpur in West Bengal and Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh named East Coast Freight Corridor, announced.
  • On 15th August, 2018 Independence Day, the DFCC conducted a successful train run on the newly-built Western Corridor’s Ateli-Phulera section.
  • Thereafter work on the Kanpur-Mughalsarai 402 km phase-II will be completed by December 2019.
  • Earthwork is also under way on the Ludhiana-Khurja section to first flatten the ground and then compact it before the rails are laid.

To know more about recent developments of Chennai Metro-

26 Oct, 2018 : Indian Railways is building world’s highest rail lines in Ladakh

25 Oct, 2018: India’s first engine-less ‘Train 18’ going to hit tracks for trials on Oct 29

24 Oct, 2018: A new railway line approved between Bahraich and Khalilabad in Uttar Pradesh


Author:

Narinder Sharma is a part of the content team of Rail Analysis India as a writer and marketing executive.
His interest is in the Railways , Metro and Transportation Sector of India .
Please reach us at editor@railanalysis.com for more information .


 

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