Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor: Indian Railways not too long ago operated freight trains at a pace of over 90 km per hour on the newly inaugurated 351 km lengthy Bhaupur-Khurja part of the jap devoted freight hall (EDFC), leading to quicker supply of products and turnaround for freight operations. On December 30, 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Bhaupur-Khurja part of the EDFC in addition to an working management centre for the freight community by means of video convention. The Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL), liable for executing the devoted freight hall challenge within the nation, is finishing up the development of three,342-km lengthy jap and western DFC for the motion of freight trains. (Also Read: Indigenous Locos Grace Opening Run On Bhaupur-Khurja )
According to an announcement launched by the Railway Ministry, after the commissioning of the new freight hall part, commodities corresponding to jute, coal, petroleum, metal, iron, container, and different minerals are simply transported in Punjab and Haryana space. Two totally loaded freight trains hauled by Alstom’s WAG 12 indigenous e-locos, every carrying greater than 10,00 tonnes of coal and meals grains, graced the inaugural run on the Bhaupur – Khurja part of the jap devoted freight hall.
Meanwhile, on January 7, 2021, the 306 kilometre lengthy western devoted freight hall’s (WDFC) New Rewari – New Madar part can be inaugurated by the Prime Minister by means of video conferencing. The world’s first 1.5 kilometre lengthy double-stack lengthy haul container prepare between New Ateli and New Kishangarh will even be flagged off. The western devoted freight hall part of New Rewari – New Madar is located in Haryana, (round 79 Km, within the districts of Mahendragarh and Rewari) and Rajasthan (round 227 Km, within the districts of Jaipur, Ajmer, Nagaur, Sikar and Alwar).