For Indian Railways, a dedicated freight corridor has a long way to go

25-04-2017

The need for for the Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) arose from the fact that two decades of populist Rail Budgets had ended up introducing 5,000 new passenger trains, crowding out the freight, whose average speed had dropped to an abysmal 25kph. The capacity of Golden Quadrilateral, which carries 60% of the total rail freight business, needed to be augmented to attract customers with fast, safe and guaranteed on-time delivery. (PTI) The need for for the Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) arose from the fact that two decades of populist Rail Budgets had ended up introducing 5,000 new passenger trains, crowding out the freight, whose average speed had dropped to an abysmal 25kph. As a

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The mobility in Train Operations on the busiest route of Delhi Howrah section of Indian Railway network gets a boost with the commissioning of Electronic Interlocking & massive Yard Remodeling commissioned at Dadri
April 20, 2017

Electronic Interlocking - Yard Remodeling commissioned in record time of only 150 minutes. In a significant move for high tech infrastructure with the view to improve mobility in train operations on the busiest route of Delhi Howrah section of Indian Railway network, Electronic Interlocking & massive Yard Remodeling has been commissioned

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Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Dedicates New Freight Terminals Under Mission Hundred & Flags off Three Freight Trains
April 20, 2017

Also Flagged off New Passenger Express Train No 16791/16792 from Punalur to Palakkad & 1st High Axle Load Steel Carrier rake under Special Freight Train Operator (SFTO) policy Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu dedicated/flagged off the following through Video Conferencing from Rail Bhavan today i.e. 19 April

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Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Dedicates New Freight Terminals Under Mission Hundred & Flags off Three Freight Trains
April 20, 2017

Also Flagged off New Passenger Express Train No 16791/16792 from Punalur to Palakkad & 1st High Axle Load Steel Carrier rake under Special Freight Train Operator (SFTO) policy  Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu dedicated/flagged off the following through Video Conferencing from Rail Bhavan today i.e. 19 April

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End to Train Telemetry Device – Trains without Guard on an exclusive Freight Corridor.
April 13, 2017

The Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Ltd. (DFCCIL) is an infrastructure provider. End to Train Telemetry (EoTT) device is an alternative of running trains without guard on an exclusive freight corridor. EoTT system consists of two units – one unit called Cab Display Unit (CDU) fitted on the locomotive and the other is Sense and

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KNOW ABOUT – Rules For Luggage Booking in Railway
March 29, 2017

Luggage which is not fully and legibly addressed in English or Hindi will not be accepted for booking and carriage by train. Luggage which is not securely packed will not be accepted for booking and carriage unless the sender or his authorized agent executes a forwarding note and record there in such defects or improper packing. Luggage which is

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Ro-Ro Freight Service in Indian Railways
March 25, 2017

Roll-on-Roll-off (RO-RO) service was initially introduced on Konkan Railway during the year 1999. Since then, the service is running on Konkan Railway on Diesel route. On electrified routes, there are operational constraints for running of Ro-Ro service due to Over Head Equipment (OHE). However, during the recent past, trial run of

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