L&T construction gets contract for Eastern Dedicated freight corridor project
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L&T construction gets contract for Eastern Dedicated freight corridor project

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Mumbai, Apr 24: Railways Strategic Business Unit of L&T Construction's Transportation Infrastructure IC in consortium with M/s Kyosan Electric Manufacturing Co Ltd, Japan, has won a significant order in the form of three packages from the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL).

The Design and Build orders involve 2x25 KV Overhead Electrification, Signalling & Telecommunication and associated works in the Dadri - Khurja and Sahnewal-Khurja sections of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (EDFC). The works are spread across 442 route km and 638 track km, the company said in a filing with BSE.

L&T Construction is already executing the electrification and signalling system works contracts for the Mughalsarai to New Sonnagar section and electrification works of the Mughalsarai - Bhaupur Section of the EDFC.

With this win, L&T will be electrifying 1,000 out of 1,346 km of the EDFC where orders have been finalised, and the entire 1,465 km of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor from Dadri to JNPT. DFCCIL is a special purpose vehicle of the Indian Railways, mandated to build dedicated freight corridors, it added. (UNI)

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