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Posted: Nov 27 2016 (12:40)
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New Facilities/TechnologyECoR/East Coast -Nov 27 2016 (12:31) Rites moots rail corridor to boost coastal coal shipping
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Rites Ltd, the consultancy arm of Indian Railways, has proposed a heavy haul rail corridor connecting Salegaon (Maharashtra) with the Paradip port. The cost of the project is estimated at Rs 3,298 crore and it is being taken up mainly to boost coastal shipping of coal.
Officials of Rites recently made a presentation on the proposed corridor to the Ministry of Coal.
The project is proposed to be developed in two phases. In the first phase, the corridor will be built from Salegaon to Kandarpur near Cuttack — this is expected to be...
Nov 27 2016 (12:40)
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Salegaon should be a village in Orissa coal deposit area, where from IR shall evacuate the coal to the paradip port, and not in a far off Maharashtra.
At an estimate of Rs 3298/- crore this line should be much lesser (less than 300kms) than at least 600 km needed to reach any town of Maharashtra.
However the project is definitely on the cards
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