Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor

The Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor begin from Sahnewal near Ludhiana, Punjab and will pass through the states of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and end at Dankuni of West Bengal. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually inaugurate a section of this corridor – 351 km long New Khurija-New Bhaupur section – on 29 December. This section was built at the cost of Rs.5,750 crore and is funded by the World Bank.

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