As reported, Hyderabad-based Tata Projects Ltd has commenced work on Rs 4,328 crore project to build the 320 km stretch of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC), a freight line connecting Delhi and Mumbai.The company, along with IRCON International Ltd, is a part of the Express Freight Consortium, which is led by Mitsui and Company Ltd of Japan. The consortium plans to complete the work in scheduled time of 48 months using latest technology of Automated Track Laying Machines. DFC is an ambitious programme of the Ministry of Railways involving construction of two corridors: The Eastern DFC from Ludhiana to Dankuni, and the Western DFC from Dadri to Jawaharlal Nehru Port, Mumbai. The project will eventually link the four hubs of Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata at the corners of India´s Golden Quadrilateral.
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