Indian Railways on Friday (30 November) announced that it has completed the 194-km section from Bhadan to Khurja in Uttar Pradesh, of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (EDFC). A senior railway ministry official said that a trial run of freight train on this newly completed section was done on Friday in the presence of Anurag Sachan, MD, Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India, as reported by Times of India.
The 194-km section located between Delhi and Kanpur section, the Bhadan-Khurja stretch has six stations and a total of 249 bridges consisting of 17 major, 137 minor, 92 Rail Under Bridges (RUB) and 3 Rail Fly Overs (RFOs).
The Eastern DFC covers 1,856 km from Ludhiana in Punjab to Dankuni near Kolkata in West Bengal, and will cover the states of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand. Read more
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