Larsen & Toubro’s (L&T) construction arm, has bagged an order worth Rs.2,864 crore for Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor, from the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Ltd (DFCCIL).
In a BSE filing the company said, “The railways strategic business unit of L&T Construction’s transportation infrastructure business has signed a major contract worth Rs.2,864 crore with the DFCCIL.”
The order includes construction of 222 route kilometer of a single-track corridor, from Khurja to Pilkhani in Uttar Pradesh. The project will be funded by World Bank and is a part of the 1,856 km Eastern Corridor proposed between Ludhiana (Punjab) and Dankuni (West Bengal).
Moreover, the scope of work includes construction of single railway track including yards, 75 major & 588 minor bridges, 1 rail over bridge modification, 4 rail flyovers, 21 stations along with construction of all associated works.