Western DFC is 1499 km long and extends from Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) near Mumbai to Rewari -Dadri near Delhi.
It would cater largely to the container traffic to and from the existing and upcoming ports in Maharashtra and Gujarat states in Western India to the Northern hinterland.
Western DFCs would be connected to the production/consumption centers/mines/ ports through the existing Indian Railway lines called feeder routes.
The freight traffic from the feeder routes would be transferred to the DFCs at junction stations and vice versa. The junction stations on DFC network would be located approximately 100 km apart on Eastern and 200 km apart on Western DFC.
Eastern DFC is 1839 km long and extends from Dankuni near Kolkata in Eastern India to Ludhiana in Northern India.
It Would Cater Mainly To Coal Transport And Other Bulk Cargo From Eastern Parts Of The Country To To The Industrial Belt Of Northern India.Below are benefits accrued to the trade from DFC :-
Bridges & Formation designed for 32.5t
|Maximum Speed||75 Kmph||100 Kmph|
|Curvature||Up to 10 degree||Up to 2.4 degree|
|Traction Height||4.3 meters||5.3 meters|
The Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) was conceived with the vision “to create strong economic base with globally competitive environment and state-of-the-art infrastructure to activate local commerce, enhance foreign investments attain sustainable development”.
This mega infrastructure project, costing US $90 billion, was to be implemented with financial and technical aid from the Government of Japan.
The DMIC region comprises parts of seven states (Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra) and two union territories (Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu).
The project influence region of DMIC is a band of 150 km on both sides of the Western DFC.
DMIC plan includes substantial investment in transport infrastructure along with industrial and urban infrastructure.DMIC Key elements