Railways Strategic Business Unit of L&T Construction in consortium with Kyosan Electric Manufacturing Co. Ltd., Japan has won a significant order in the form of 3 packages from the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL). The Design and Build orders involve 2×25 KV Overhead Electrification, Signalling & Telecommunication and Associated works in the Dadri – Khurja and Sahnewal – Khurja sections of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (EDFC). The works are spread across 442 Route Kms and 638 Track Kms.
L&T Construction is already executing the Electrification and Signalling System works contracts for the Mughalsarai to New Sonnagar section and Electrification works of the Mughalsarai – Bhaupur Section of the EDFC. With this win, L&T will be electrifying 1000 out of 1346 Kms of the EDFC where orders have been finalized, and the entire 1465 Kms of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor from Dadri to JNPT.