L&T Construction bags significant contract for Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor Project

L&T Construction in consortium with M/s 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 Orders include : 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.

This win comes after recently, the L&T Construction has secured two contracts to build Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) Infrastructure from National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) in Uttar PradeshThe scope of the project is to execute a new, dedicated, high speed, high capacity rail system in the Delhi – Gaziabad – Meerut Corridor. RRTS is distinct from metro transit systems as it caters to passengers traveling relatively longer distances with fewer stops and at higher speed. The design speed for the project is 180 KMPH with an average operational speed of 100 KMPH. The two contracts for RRTS have been secured for packages starting from Duhai to Modi Nagar and from Modi Nagar to Shatabdi Nagar for a total distance of approximately 32 Km viaduct including 7 elevated stations.