Prime Minister dedicates 173 Km long double line electrified section between New Khurja - New Rewari on DFC

Prime Minister dedicates 173 Km long double line electrified section between New Khurja - New Rewari on DFC

New Delhi: The Prime Minister today in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh dedicated to the nation the 173 Km long double line electrified section between New Khurja - New Rewari on Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) by flagging off goods trains from the two stations through video conferencing. 

This new  DFC section is important as it establishes crucial connectivity between the Western and Eastern DFCs. Further, this section is also known for its remarkable feat of engineering. 

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It has a ‘one-kilometre long double line rail tunnel with high rise electrification’, which is the first of its kind in the world. 

This tunnel is designed to seamlessly operate double-stack container trains.

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This new DFC section will help in improving the operation of passenger trains due to the shifting of goods trains on the DFC track.

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