"Construction of Dedicated Freight Corridors will lead to multiplier effects for economy."Amplify.
Published: February 6, 2016
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
Model Questions Category: 077 - Infrastructure Ports Roads Airports Railways