Over 800-kms of Dedicated Freight Corridor sections to open soon! Indian Railways set for big leg-up


Over 800-kms of Dedicated Freight Corridor sections to open soon! Indian Railways set for big leg-up

Indian Railways to get infrastructure leg-up soon! Several stretches of the Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) of Indian Railways are expected to open by early next year, resulting in huge capacity augmentation on the national transporter’s network. Soon almost 800 kms of the DFC will open.

A senior railway official was quoted in an IANS report saying that Indian Railways will open the 200 km Khurja-Bhadan section of the Eastern DFC, both in Uttar Pradesh, by the end of November, while the 300-km stretch of the Western DFC between Rewari (Haryana)-Madar (Rajasthan) will complete by the end of December.

The official further said that the 143-km section of Bhadan-Bhaupur, both in Uttar Pradesh on the Eastern DFC, would be completed by January 2019 and the 128-km section of Madar-Marwar, both in Rajasthan on the Western DFC, will complete by February 2019.

Additionally, the Bhaupur-Mughalsarai section of the Eastern DFC will be complete by August 2019 and the Sonenagar (Bihar)-Mughalsarai (Uttar Pradesh) portion of the same stretch will wrap up by October 2019. Read more

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