Mumbai: Larsen and Toubro Ltd, along with Japan's Sojitz Corp., on Friday won an order worth Rs 3,799 crore (US$ 570 million) from the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Ltd (DFCCIL), engineering company said.
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- Estimated Cost: Rs 3,799 crore (US$ 570 million)
- Winner: Larsen and Toubro Ltd with Japan's Sojitz Corp.
- Organisation: Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Ltd.
- Order: The order involves designing and building a civil structure, track works, traction substations, overhead electrification and signalling and telecommunication works for double line electrified tracks with 2x25 kV AC, high rise overhead catenary system capable of operating at a maximum train speed of 100 km/h, from Rewari (Haryana) to Dadri (Uttar Pradesh), a distance of 128 km.
- The project is located at the northern end of western corridor and forms a link between it and the eastern corridor.
- DFCCIL, a special purpose vehicle of the Indian Railways, has been mandated to build dedicated freight corridors. This project is funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and is the part of western corridor proposed between Dadri and Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (near Mumbai).
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