The rail freight corridor is expected to be completed by August

The Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor Railway (EDFC) railway project from Shambhu to Kalanaur in Haryana, costing about 2,000 crore rupees, is expected to be completed by August, officials at the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited, Ministry of Railways, said.

The progress update came during a meeting chaired by Secretary-General Sanjeev Kaushal, who reaffirmed the state government’s support in ensuring the timely completion of the project.

The EDFC railway line runs through Haryana and stretches from Ambala City to Kalanaur. Along this route, seven strategically located railway stations in Haryana will play a crucial role in facilitating the smooth movement of goods. These stations include Kalanaur, Jagadhari and Darazpur in Yamunanagar District and Barara, Kesri, Dukheri and Ambala in Ambala District.

During the meeting, it was noted that the track-laying works had been completed, while the installation of power lines and signaling equipment was currently underway. Officials expressed confidence in meeting the August deadline and ensuring seamless connectivity and efficient transportation along the route.

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