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Dedicated Freight Corridor


Trains 'on demand', free of 'waiting' on Del-Mum, Del-Hwh routes in next 4 yrs: Railways

September 18, 2019 4:47 pm

Railway Board Chairman V K Yadav said work on the North South (Delhi-Chennai), East-West (Mumbai-Howrah) and Kharagpur-Vijaywada dedicated freight corridors was underway and the final location survey will be completed in the next one year.

DFC gets new MD: Move likely to help in achieving 2019 target

June 07, 2017 2:30 am

According to sources in the Railway Board, a change in the leadership of the project is welcome because the DFC had been struck with massive delays.

JICA gives Rs 6,170 cr loan for Dedicated Freight Proj in India

March 31, 2016 2:30 pm

The main feature of the project is the construction of new double track electrified railway lines for the sole use of high speed freight cargo trains as the backbone of Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) development plan.

Railways demand more funds for safety upgrade

June 27, 2014 1:00 am

In the interim rail budget, the Railways had received Rs 29,000 crore as GBS and around Rs 12,000 crore as cess.

Dedicated Freight Corridor clears green hurdle,gets CRZ clearance for Maharashtra

June 11, 2013 4:38 am

The Dedicated Freight Corridor project on Monday finally got the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) clearance for its stretch in Maharashtra,thereby getting past the majority of the environmental hurdles that lay in the way of the biggest railway infrastructure project.

Budget 2013 may boost private investment,offer income tax sops to spur savings

February 28, 2013 4:33 am

Budget likely to announce income tax breaks to spur savings.

$2.25 bn may be sought from World Bank for freight corridor

April 15, 2010 2:24 am

To give a fillip to the work on the eastern dedicated freight corridor,the ministry of finance may soon seek funding of $2.25 billion on behalf of the railways from the World Bank.

Rly freight corridor project: Cabinet to take call on Japanese loan today

September 10, 2009 2:29 am

Decks for a Rs 17,700 crore Japanese loan to fund Indian Railway’s Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) may finally be cleared on Thursday....