JSPL supplies 1.32 LT rails for eastern freight corridor’s Khurja to Bhadan section


JSPL supplies 1.32 LT rails for eastern freight corridor’s Khurja to Bhadan section

Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) Friday said the company has supplied 1.32 lakh tonnes of rails for the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor’s 194-km New Khurja to Bhadan of section, a top company official said.

The said section of the 1,856-km Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (EDFC) was inaugurated Thursday and the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India limited (DFCCIL) conducted a trial run of freight train Friday.

“Long Rails for the entire stretch of about 200 km that is being opened for the trial Friday have been manufactured at JSPL’s rail mill at Raigarh. Over 1.32 lakh tonnes of rails, including 95,000 tonnes of 260 metre long rails have been supplied by JSPL,” JSPL Steel Business CEO N A Ansari said.

The EDFC with a route length of 1,856 km consists of two distinct segments — an electrified double-track segment of 1,409 km between Dankuni in West Bengal Read More

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