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In a first, Railways takes the DFC route to transport four-wheelers

Western dedicated freight corridor to transport 25 wagons of four-wheelers for the first time

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While the eastern DFC is likely to be completed by June 2023, recurring issues in Maharashtra are likely to push the date for the western corridor to March 2024, or even beyond that

Dhruvaksh Saha New Delhi
The railways, which has been aiming to be the preferred transporter for finished goods, will for the first time ferry cars using dedicated freight corridors (DFC).

On July 10, the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India (DFCC) received an order for 25 new modified goods (NMG) wagons to transport 75-80 four-wheelers from Haryana to southern areas such as Chennai and Bengaluru, an official said.

The order, to be executed on the western DFC, will earn the freight corporation Rs 10-12 lakh. This is the first time that DFCC will fulfil a four-wheeler delivery as the primary agency.

Even though DFCs have been opening

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First Published: Jul 19 2022 | 6:10 AM IST

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