Larsen & Toubro secures Electrification Contract from CORE

Engineering Behemoth Larsen & Toubro has secured an Engineering, Procurement and Construction order from the Central Organisation for Railway Electrification (CORE) involving electrification of 1137 Track Km. The project is a part of the ‘Mission Electrification’ initiative of the Central Government which is aimed at electrifying the entire Indian Railway Network to reduce the carbon footprint as well as reduce the expenditure on diesel.

The scope includes 25 kV overhead electrification, signaling Et telecommunication, traction substations and associated civil works in 985 Route Km of railway lines in the states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

L&T Construction is already executing the first EPC contract from CORE for electrification of Delhi-Jaipur section.