"Construction of Dedicated Freight Corridors will lead to multiplier effects for economy."Amplify.

The Eastern and Western Dedicated Freight Corridors (DFC) are a mega rail transport project with Eastern DFC of 1839Km length and Western DFC with 1499Km length. It will help in:

  • Increasing the average speed of goods trains in India from 25/26 km per hour to 75-80 km per hour
  • Facilitating time-tabled freight services for movement of the cargo to the gateway ports with guaranteed transit time
  • Reducing the amount of goods moved through road transport
Question for UPSC Mains:
“Construction of Dedicated Freight Corridors will lead to multiplier effects for economy.” Amplify.

Published: February 6, 2016 | Modified:June 27, 2019

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