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Indian Railways’ Rs.2 Tn DFC project is progressing

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NEW DELHI : The ambitious project of Indian Railways-constructing dedicated freight corridors (DFCs) worth Rs 2 trillion is progressing as planned, according to recent updates. These corridors aim to revolutionise India’s logistics sector by facilitating faster and more efficient movement of goods across the country.

The Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL) is overseeing the development of these corridors, which are designed to alleviate congestion on existing railway tracks and enhance freight transportation capacity. The corridors will feature state-of-the-art infrastructure, including electrified double-track lines and modern signalling systems, to ensure seamless movement of freight trains.

One of the key objectives of the dedicated freight corridors is to reduce logistics costs and transit times for businesses, thereby boosting the competitiveness of Indian industries. By providing dedicated pathways for freight trains, the corridors will enable faster and more reliable transportation of goods, leading to improved supply chain efficiency and cost savings for businesses.

The progress of the dedicated freight corridors is significant for India’s economic development, as efficient logistics infrastructure is crucial for supporting industrial growth and trade expansion. The corridors are expected to unlock new opportunities for industries, particularly in sectors such as manufacturing, agriculture, and e-commerce, by facilitating smoother movement of raw materials and finished goods.

Overall, the timely progress of the dedicated freight corridors project underscores the government’s commitment to modernising India’s transportation infrastructure and promoting economic growth. As these corridors near completion, they are poised to transform the logistics landscape and catalyse the country’s journey towards becoming a global manufacturing and trading hub.

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