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World Bank nod to $1,100 million loan for rail corridor

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 19:18

The World Bank has sanctioned a loan of USD 1,100 million for construction of 393 km long double line between Mughalsarai-Bhaupur section of Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor project.

L&T consortium wins Rs 6,699.50-cr project

Last Updated: Monday, June 10, 2013, 16:26

Engineering major Larsen & Toubro (L&T), along with its Japanese consortium partner Sojitz Corp, has bagged a Rs 6,699.50 crore order from Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation.

Bansal woos private players for rail projects

Last Updated: Thursday, April 04, 2013, 15:59

Currently, the share of railways in goods transportation is 36 percent whereas in the USA and China the share is 48 percent 47 percent respectively.

Pawan Kumar Bansal woos private players for rail projects

Last Updated: Thursday, April 04, 2013, 14:50

Highlighting tremendous scope for private investments in rail projects, Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Thursday invited private companies to participate in such ventures including the Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC).

Tata Projects begins work on Eastern DFC, eyes more bids

Last Updated: Thursday, March 07, 2013, 19:36

Tata Projects, which has commenced construction on the first 343 km stretch on the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC), plans to bid for the remaining portion, as well as the Western Corridor.

Japan to give over $2 bn loan for freight corridor

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 20, 2012, 15:58

Japan Tuesday said it would be announcing loans of USD2.26 billion for the second phase of the ambitious Delhi-Mumbai freight corridor and also a third infrastructural project in south India.

Railway to get about Rs 20,000 crore Japanese loan for Western DFC

Last Updated: Thursday, November 15, 2012, 20:27

In a major leap towards the execution of Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC), railways have signed a loan agreement of about Rs 20,000 crore with Japan for its western corridor.

World Bank team reviews eastern dedicated freight corridor

Last Updated: Friday, May 18, 2012, 22:01

An expert team from World Bank, which reviewed the progress of Railways' eastern dedicated freight corridor, has appreciated the efforts shown by the DFC management for the people affected by the multi-crore project.

$975 mn World Bank loan for Railway's eastern DFC

Last Updated: Thursday, October 27, 2011, 18:08

Giving a boost to Railway's ambitious Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) project, the World Bank on Thursday signed a 975 million USD loan agreement with the government for execution of the plan in the eastern corridor.

Freight corridor to attract investment in Rajasthan: Gehlot

Last Updated: Sunday, June 13, 2010, 21:47

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot today said that Delhi-Mumbai Freight Corridor would trigger industrial boom in the state as its 40 per cent part is proposed to cover Rajasthan.

Freight corridor to cover major parts of Rajasthan: Rly MoS

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 09, 2010, 19:36

The upcoming WDFC between Delhi and Mumbai would pass through fifteen stations in Rajasthan and would be readied in the next five years, Union Minister of State for Railways K H Muniyappa today said.