1. Project in brief:
a. Total length of Eastern & Western DFC - 2843 Kms (except Sonnagar-Dankuni section)
b. (Eastern – 1337 kms, Western – 1506 kms)
c. Target - 2019- 2021 (in phases)
d. Total Expenditure upto 30.09.2019 - Rs. 51,771 Crores (including cost of land)
e. Overall Financial progress - 63.6% (including land)
f. Overall Physical progress - 67.5%
Total Estimated Cost - Rs. 81,459 Crores
Ludhiana-Mughalsarai (1192 km) with World Bank funding of (US $ 2.110 billion)
Mughalsarai-Sonnagar (126 km) with Indian Railway funding of Rs 3679 cr
Dankuni-Sonnagar (538 km) through PPP (Rs 12,218 cr)
Dadri-JNPT(1504 km) (Phase-I & II) with JICA funding of Rs 38,722 cr
54 major bridges with Indian Railway funding of Rs 675 cr.
All loans with World Bank and JICA tied-up.
Track laying of 2144 Track kms completed by Mechanized track Construction (NTC Machine).
For the first time in India, OHE mast foundation using mechanized auguring mechanism & OHE wiring using mechanized wiring train is being carried out. The OHE wiring train is capable of carrying out wiring of 3 km/shift as compared to 1 km/shift by conventional means. Total 4 machines (3 in EDFC & 1 in WDFC) are presently in operation.
Overall contracts worth Rs. 52,387 crores have been awarded till date (97.8% of the overall contracts).
Further contracts under finalization : Rs. 1868 crores