Rachana Construction bags contract for construction of ROB at Valsad for Western Dedicated Freight Corridor Phase-2

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IRCON International Limited has issued a Letter of Acceptance (LOA) to M/s Rachana Construction Co for the work of “ Construction of ROB at Valsad Gujarat on DFC Ch: 37+523 (IR Ch: 196+443.07) in connection with construction of Western Dedicated Freight Corridor Phase-II Vaitarna – Sachin section.

  • Tender Ref No.: IRCON/3018/DFCCILCTP12/ etender /ROB/Valsad/8-350
  • Name of work: Construction of ROB at Valsad Gujarat on DFC Ch: 37+523 (IR Ch: 196+443.07) in connection with construction of Western Dedicated Freight Corridor Phase-II Vaitarna – Sachin section.
  • Awarded Value: INR 66.27 Crores
  • Completion Period: 15 Months 
  • Length: 186 Km

About Western DFC:

  • It may be noted that the Western Corridor connecting Dadri in Uttar Pradesh to Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) in Mumbai will traverse through the states of UP, Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Maharashtra of WDFC & EDFC.
  • WDFC’s 306 km Rewari – Madar section was dedicated to the nation on 07.01.2021.
  • Trial run of 369 km of WDFC between New Palanpur to New Kishangarh has been done.
  • EDFC’s 351 km New Bhaupur – New Khurja section and the Operation Control Centre at Prayagraj were dedicated to the nation by the Hon’ble PM on 29.12.2020.
  • A total of approx. 2800 route Km of the whole WDFC and EDFC (excluding the Sonnagar – Dankuni PPP section) will be commissioned by June 2022.

About DFCCIL:

  • DFCCIL has been set up as a special purpose vehicle to undertake planning, development, mobilization of financial resources, construction, maintenance and operation of Dedicated Freight Corridors.
  • In the first phase, the organisation is constructing the Western DFC (1506 Route km) and Eastern DFC (1875 route km including PPP section of Sonnagar-Dankuni Section.
  • The EDFC starting from Sahnewal near Ludhiana (Punjab) will pass through the states of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand to terminate at Dankuni in West Bengal.
  • The Western Corridor connecting Dadri in Uttar  Pradesh to Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) in Mumbai will traverse through the states of UP, Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Maharashtra of WDFC & EDFC.

About IRCON International Limited (IRCON):

  • IRCON International Limited (IRCON), a Schedule “A” & Mini Ratna – I Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSU), incorporated by the Ministry of Railways, Central government, under the Companies Act, 1956 on 28th April 1976 originally under the name Indian Railway Construction Company Limited.
  • IRCON is an integrated engineering and construction company in India operating since last 44 years with specialization in major turnkey infrastructure projects, including Railways, Roads, Highways, Bridges, Flyovers, Tunnels, Aircraft maintenance hangars, Runways, EHV sub-stations, Metro & MRT, and others.

Source: IRCON-Tender Update | Image Credit (representational): DFCCIL

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