Approval granted for Rs.8.58 billion DPR railway route

The Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India had approved the detailed project report of a 3.5 km railway project. The project was announced to be built with a budget of Rs 8.58 billion. The aim of the project was to create a connection between the logistics and transport hub that was being developed in the greater Noida area and the New Dadri railway station.

The Integrated Industrial Township Greater Noida (IITGNL) said it will allocate Rs 8.58 billion for the logistics and transportation hub. Ritu Maheshwari, the CEO of IITGNL, instructed officials to launch a bid to hire a consultant to begin work on the multimodal transport and logistics hub.

Maheshwari explained that the multi-modal logistics and transportation hub is a significant project not only for Greater Noida but also for the surrounding areas. She stressed the need to speed up work on these projects as it would directly and indirectly create 100,000 jobs.

She further mentioned that the rail link is expected to be completed within three years.
The logistics hub, which was part of the integrated industrial community at Dadri, Chithera, Junpat, Kathera, Palla, Pali and Bodaki, was jointly developed by the National Industrial Corridor Development and Implementation Trust and the Greater Noida Authority.

The multi-modal logistics hub covered an area of ​​333 hectares, while the transport hub in Greater Noida was developed on an area of ​​145 hectares.

Maheshwari explained that this project would allow cargo to be transported from Greater Noida to Gujarat, Kolkata and Mumbai within 24 hours. She pointed out that without rail links, it currently takes four to five days to ship cargo to these cities.

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