New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 306-km new Rewari-New Madar section of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (WDFC) through video conferencing on 7 January, a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said on Tuesday. The Governor and Chief Minister of Rajasthan and Haryana will be present on the occasion along with Railway Minister Piyush Goyal.
PM Modi will also flag off the world’s first double-stacked 1.5-km long container train running from New Attili-New Kishangarh during the event.
The Governor and Chief Minister of Rajasthan and Haryana will be present on the occasion along with Railway Minister Piyush Goyal.
The new Rewari-New Madar section of the WDFC is located in Haryana (about 79 km in Mahendragarh and Rewari districts) and Rajasthan (about 227 km in Jaipur, Ajmer, Sikar, Nagaur and Alwar districts). It consists of nine newly constructed DFC stations, of which six are crossing stations – New Dabla, New Bhagega, New Sri Madhopur, New Pachar Malikpur, New Sakoon, and New Kishangarh – while the other three are New Delhi, New Atteli, and New Phulera Junction stations. Huh.
The opening of this stretch will benefit various industries in Rewari, Manesar, Narnaul, Phulera, and Kishangarh regions of Haryana and Rajasthan and will also be able to make better use of CONCOR’s container depots in Kathuwas. This section will ensure uninterrupted connectivity with the western ports of Kandla, Pipavav, Mundra, and Dahej in Gujarat.
DFCCIL will operate goods trains at a maximum speed of 100 kmph against the maximum speed of 75 kmph on Indian railway tracks, while the average speed of goods trains will also be increased from the existing 26 kmph on Indian railway tracks. 70 kmph on DFC.