February 5, 2023
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Railways has accomplished development of Valsad Road Over Bridge on Western Dedicated Corridor.

New Delhi:

In a file time of 20 days, the Indian Railways has accomplished the development of Valsad Road Over Bridge (ROB) on the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (WDFC) in Gujarat.

According to the Ministry of Railways, the work of dismantling and reconstruction was undertaken by Indian Railways’ PSU, Dedicated Freight Corridor (*20*) of India (DFCCIL).

Working in tandem with varied authorities companies and the civil administration, the ROB which funnels busy site visitors into Valsad ROB from the Mumbai-Delhi freeway, a 20 day site visitors block was secured on June 2 this yr for coping with this problem.

The Western Corridor connecting Dadri in Uttar Pradesh to Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) in Mumbai will traverse by means of the states of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Maharashtra of WDFC and Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (EDFC).

WDFC’s 306 km Rewari – Madar part was devoted to the nation on January 7 this yr. Trial run of 369 km of WDFC between New Palanpur to New Kishangarh has been completed. EDFC’s 351 km New Bhaupur – New Khurja part and the Operation Control Centre at Prayagraj have been devoted to the nation by the Prime Minister on December 29, 2020. A complete of roughly 2800 route km of the entire WDFC and EDFC (excluding the Sonnagar – Dankuni PPP part) might be commissioned by June 2022, the Ministry stated.

In the commissioned sections, a complete of greater than 4000 trains have been run. In Eastern DFC, it has greater than 3000 trains and in WDFC greater than 1000 trains. Total GTKM has crossed the three million ton mark. Some of the trains within the part are reaching a mean pace of 99.38 kmph in EDFC and 92 kmph in WDFC. These speeds are akin to any of the quickest mail categorical trains, as per the Ministry.

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