Breaking News Gujarat Header Slider Headline News Top Stories

Operation Control Centre for the most ambitious Western Dedicated Freight Corridor project in Ahmedabad

The impressive Operation Control Centre established for the most ambitious Western Dedicated Freight Corridor project in Ahmedabad city. It will help emerge Gujarat state as a hub for economic activities.

Gujarat chief minister Bhupendra Patel has appreciated building Operation Control Centre in Ahmedabad through a post by CMO on his twitter handle. Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav shared the information.

The Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (Western DFC) will begin at Dadri in Uttar Pradesh (near Delhi) on a new stretch of railway line right of way between Dadri-Rewari and then will run parallel to existing railway lines via Narnaul, Sri Madhopur and Reengus (Sikar). The other important stations will be Phulera and Marwar Junction in Rajasthan, Palanpur, Ambli Road Railway Station near (Sabarmati), Makarpura (Vadodara), Gothangam/ Kosad in Gujarat and Vasai Road in Maharashtra before it terminates at JNPT (Nhava Sheva Port) in Maharashtra’s Raigad district. The Dadri-Rewari railway line passes through a 1 km tunnel with 14.5 m width and internal height 10.5 m to 12.5 m to carry double-stacked containers.
Western DFC
State Distance Covered
Haryana 177
Rajasthan 567
Gujarat 565
Maharashtra 177
Uttar Pradesh 18
Total 1504

The DFCCIL has divided the construction work of the Western DFC into 5 section for contracting purposes.
Western DFC
Section Distance Route Status Project contractor Completion Date
Dadri – Rewari 127 Dadri-Prithla-Rewari (Branch line: Prithla-Tughlakabad) Operational L&T-Sojitz consortium 2023 June
Rewari- Madar 306 Rewari-Phulera (near Jaipur)-Ajmer- Operational L&T-Sojitz consortium 2021 January
Madar-Palanpur 353 Marwar-Palanpur Operational L&T-Sojitz consortium 2021 March
Palanpur-Vadodara 299 Palanpur-Mehsana-Ambli Road (near Ahmedabad)-Vadodara Under construction / Partially Operational L&T-Sojitz-Gayatri Projects consortium 2023 December
Vadodara – Sachin 135 Makarpura (Vadodara)-Sachin (near Surat) Under construction Mitsui-IRCON-Tata Projects consortium 2023 June
Sachin – JNPT 295 Sachin (near Surat)-Valsad-Vasai Road-Jawaharlal Nehru Port Under construction Mitsui-IRCON-Tata Projects consortium 2024 March
Total 1,504

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.