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Eastern DFC electrification contract

09 Jun 2016

INDIA: Dedicated Freight Corridor Corp of India Ltd has awarded a consortium of L&T and Spanish company Instalaciones Inabensa a Rs8·47bn contract for the 25 kV 50 Hz electrification of the 417 km Mughalsarai – New Bhaupur section of the 1 840 km  Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor which will link Ludhiana to Dankuni near Kolkata.

The contract scope includes seven traction substations, 18 switching stations, 881 track-km of overhead equipment, SCADA and associated electrical and mechanical works.

L&T Construction is currently undertaking similar works on the Western DFC under two contracts totalling 1337 route-km.