Transport Update

Work progresses on Western Freight Corridor

June 2012
Construction work on 54 major and important bridges between Vaitarna and Bharuch of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) is in progress through budgetary resources. Besides this, the entire Western DFC is being funded through an ODC (Official Development Assistance) loan obtained from Japan International Cooperation Agency.

Funding for phase-I (Rewari-Vadodara, 930 km) has been tied up and a loan agreement for first tranche has been signed. Against the total requirement of around 5,860 hectare, contracts have been awarded for at least 3,780 hectare.

Contact: Western Dedicated Freight Corridor.
Tel: 011-2345 4890.
Fax: 011-2345 4701.