Dedicated Freight Corridors: Indian Railways’ freight operations see big development! The Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL) has successfully completed the trial run of a Heavy Haul train comprising a total of 103 wagon on Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor’s (EDFC) 194 km long Bhadan – Khurja section. The wagons of the Heavy Haul train carried finished steel and coal weighing approximately 9,000 tons. According to DFCCIL, with the successful trial run of the Heavy Haul train on EDFC corridor, the countdown for commercial run has gathered momentum.
Indian Railways’ linking of the four metropolitan cities – Delhi, Howrah, Chennai, and Mumbai, also known as the Golden Quadrilateral as well as the two diagonals, Delhi-Chennai and Mumbai-Howrah, carries over 52 per cent of the passenger traffic and 58 per cent of revenue earning freight traffic of the national transporter. Read More
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