Spotting
 Timeline
 Travel Tip
 Trip
 Race
 Social
 Greeting
 Poll
 Img
 PNR
 Pic
 Blog
 News
 Conf TL
 RF Club
 Convention
 Monitor
 Admin
 Bookmark
 Rating
 Correct
 Wrong
 Stamp
 HJ
 Vote
 Pred
 @
 FM Alert
 FM Approval
 Pvt
Forum Super Search
 ↓ 
×
HashTag:
Freq Contact:
Member:
Posting Date From:
Posting Date To:
Blog Category:
Train Type:
Train:
Station:
ONLY with Pic/Vid:
Sort by: Date:     Word Count:     Popularity:     
Public:    Pvt: Monitor:    RailFan Club:    

Search
  Go  
Full Site Search
  Full Site Search  
 
Thu Jan 17 12:25:05 IST
Home
Trains
ΣChains
Atlas
PNR
Forum
Gallery
News
FAQ
Trips/Spottings
Login
Feedback
Post BlogPost Trn TipPost Stn TipAdvanced Search

Blog Entry# 3757712
Posted: Aug 28 2018 (18:29)

No Responses Yet
  
Rail News
0 Followers
704 views
New Facilities/Technology
Aug 28 2018 (18:28)   Govt to soon set up 100 specially designed railway stations, terminals

a2z~   12807 news posts
Entry# 3757712   News Entry# 353710         Tags   Past Edits
The Dedicated Freight Corridor will have as many as 12 private freight terminals, 15 private sidings and 10 goods sheds to handle over 300 million tonnes of traffic a year. 
The Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation (DFC) will soon come up with more than 100 specially designed railway stations and terminals along the 3,360-km-long network linking the eastern and western seaboards to the northern heartland. According to a report in IANS, the DFC will have as many as 12 private freight terminals, 15 private sidings and 10 goods sheds to handle over 300 million tonnes of traffic a year.  
The
...
more...
Rs 81,459 crore project, which will pass through nine states and 60 districts, will have 48 stations and junctions along the Western DFC and 58 in the Eastern DFC. All the newly-designed station buildings are expected to be ready before the corridor becomes operational in 2020-21, the news agency reported.
While the Western DFC will cover 1,504 km from Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust near Navi Mumbai to Dadri in Uttar Pradesh, traversing through Vadodara-Ahmedabad-Palanpur-Phulera-Rewari, the Eastern DFC covers 1,856 km from Ludhiana in Punjab to Dankuni, near Kolkata in West Bengal, and will traverse the states of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand, the report said.
"Many private players have shown interest to build multi-modal logistics parks and terminals along the corridor to facilitate value addition -- including packaging, labelling, retailing and transportation of goods on the dedicated route," a senior official told IANS.
According to the report, the corporation is focusing on station buildings as economic activities get a boost around the rail stations and terminals. The Western DFC - a section of which (between Ateli in Haryana and Phulera in Rajasthan) opened for a trial run on August 15 - is expected to largely carry petroleum products, imported fertilisers and coal besides steel and iron among others in double-stack containers.
According to initial estimate, Western DFC will carry about 152.24 milliion tonnes (MT) of goods in 2020-21. The Eastern DFC aims to speed up the movement of coal, cement, fertilisers, foodgrain and general goods, among others. The expected traffic on the Eastern DFC is 153.23 MT in 2020-21. The Western and Eastern DFCs - both of which will be fully electrified - will intersect at Dadri, near Delhi.
The report also suggests that once the DFCs are operational, there will be a time table for freight trains.

ARP (Advanced Reservation Period) Calculator

Reservations Open Today @ 8am for:
Trains with ARP 10 Dep on: Sun Jan 27
Trains with ARP 15 Dep on: Fri Feb 1
Trains with ARP 30 Dep on: Sat Feb 16
Trains with ARP 120 Dep on: Fri May 17

  
  

Rail News

New Trains

Site Announcements

  • Entry# 4188821
    Jan 06 (02:19AM)


    @all: At this time, the PNR Forum is functioning again, albeit at a greatly reduced volume and efficiency. Refreshing PNRs is a very cumbersome affair. We may expect this to end as well, eventually, as the Govt. tightens these controls further. At IRI, we CANNOT waste any more time on this fruitless...
  • Entry# 4187635
    Jan 05 (01:47AM)


    The following changes are being introduced to keep the PNR Forum functioning. . 1. A "bookmarklet" called "PNR Refresh" has been created. Just Copy/Paste a small piece of text into your browser bookmarks. The bookmarklet will be available by morning. . 2. When you click on Post/Update/Refresh PNR, you will be taken to the Official...
  • Entry# 4180488
    Jan 02 (11:57AM)


    @all: The PNR Forum as we know it is OVER. The official website has unilaterally decided to thoroughly block and shut down all access to PNR info. We had put in MANY, many years of PAINSTAKING effort to develop the PNR Prediction infrastructure, and our Sr. Legendary Members have helped countless people...
  • Entry# 4135478
    Dec 22 (12:58PM)


    Starting Monday, we shall be starting the slow Test rollout of our new app - called RailFan. . What is RailFan? It is expected that RailFan will be the future of the IRI site for mobile phones. A full dedicated offline-capable messaging/blogging app, encompassing all the features of the IRI site. The RailFan app...
  • Entry# 4073462
    Dec 06 2018 (12:50PM)


    There are some minor changes to the PNR Forum: 1. The main PNR feed will only show UN-predicted (by you) PNRs which are coming in. However, if there are replies, the PNR will show and will bubble to the top. Once you predict the PNR, it will go away from the main...
  • Entry# 4003283
    Nov 14 2018 (11:24AM)


    This is an advance notice of a new feature that will be introduced within the next couple of days. The feature is called "Spottings". . 1. Any time you see a train ANYWHERE - while railfanning, while travelling in a train, while visiting a station, seeing someone off, receiving someone, while your train...
Scroll to Top
Scroll to Bottom
Go to Mobile site
Important Note: This website NEVER solicits for Money or Donations. Please beware of anyone requesting/demanding money on behalf of IRI. Thanks.
Disclaimer: This website has NO affiliation with the Government-run site of Indian Railways. This site does NOT claim 100% accuracy of fast-changing Rail Information. YOU are responsible for independently confirming the validity of information through other sources.
India Rail Info Privacy Policy