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The 14th Foundation day of DFCCIL

The 14th Foundation day of DFCCIL

On 18th January 2020, the 14th Foundation Day of Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India (DFCCIL) was celebrated at a function in New Delhi. 

Key Points:

  • 500 km of Dedicated Freight Corridor was completed and exhorted the team to achieve the goal of 991 km by March 2020. DFC has the impact to transform the railways sector. 
  • It is essential to have individual tracks for freight and for passengers to ensure faster movement of both. 
  • Railways should run freight trains in convoys to utilize maximum of the path and increase the average speed of freight trains. 
  • Consolidation, growth and reforms are the three crucial areas which Indian Railways are working on. 
  • Dedicated Freight Corridors are ushering in a paradigm change in Indian Railways (IR) and affirmed that DFCCIL will play a major role in shaping the Indian Economy. 
  • IR is upgrading the Railway network, especially the Delhi – Mumbai and Delhi – Howrah sectors for running faster and modern trains. 

In the awards ceremony 28 individual awards and 4 Group awards were given. The running shield for the Western Corridor was given to Ajmer & Ahmedabad units jointly and for Eastern Corridor, it was given to Pt Deendayal Upadhyaya (Mughalsarai) unit.

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