Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India (DFCCIL) has proposed to award the second major agreement of Rs 7,000 crore for construction of 640 kilometer double track line between Rewari in Haryana and Palanpur in Gujarat a part of 1,483 km long Western Dedicated Freight Corridor that links Dadri near New Delhi and Jawaharlal Nehru Port near Mumbai. This was disclosed by the Managing Director of DFCCIL, Mr. R K Gupta.
DFCCIL is planning to cover a length of 3,322 km for laying double track lines and civil works in Eastern and Western corridors by this year. DFCCIL awarded laying of 343 km double track line between Khurja and Kanpur on the Eastern Corridor to Tata Projects and Aldesa of Spain at an estimated cost of Rs 3,300 crore. In the first phase, the DFCCIL is executing two dedicated freight corridor at an investment of about Rs 1 lakh crore.