Leveraging Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor(EDFC)

New Horizons - EDFC

Leveraging Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor(EDFC)
  • 1839 Km long railway corridor between Ludhiana to Dhankuni Kolkata
  • 57%, over 1049 km falls in UP
  • 18 districts of UP comprising of 30% of UP’s population
  • Major locations/ places along this corridor include:
    Muzaffarnagar, Meerut, Aligarh, Mathura, Auraiya, Kanpur,Allahabad and Varanasi.
  • Auriya, Allahabad, Agra Integrated Manufacturing Cluster
  • Proposed National Investment & Manufacturing Zone(NIMZ) at Auraiya
  • Industrial zones proposed:
    • Pashchimanchal
    • Braj Industrial Zone
    • Kanpur Logistics hub

EDFC - Benefits to Investors

  • Facilitate uninterrupted transportation of goods to sea ports
  • Industrial Estates & Logistic Hubs along EDFC for the benefit of industries
  • Reduced congestion at terminals and junction stations
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