Dedicated Freight Corridors

Analysis: Potential Impacts of Dedicated Freight Corridors in Indian Economy

November 15, 2015

For years, freight trains suffered second class treatment as express trains and other passenger trains got priority to use the tracks. As a result, goods never reached their destination in time. Both industry and the railways suffered as a result. Exporters, anxious to reach their consignments to destination...

Dedicated Freight Corridors

November 15, 2015

The Eastern and Western Dedicated Freight Corridors (DFC) are a mega rail transport project being undertaken to increase transportation capacity, reduce unit costs of transportation, and improve service quality. The Eastern DFC (1839 route kilometres (RKM) extends from Dankuni near Kolkata to Ludhiana in Punjab, while the...

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