DFC achieves milestone of operating 0.10 million trains

In a notable development, 0.10 million trains have been operated on the dedicated freight corridor (DFC) network as of May 26, 2023. The first train on the DFC network was flagged off on December 12, 2020. As of May 26, 2022, 55,332 trains have been operated on the eastern DFC, while 44,658 trains have operated on the western DFC. Further, 2,089 rkm, that is, 73.5 per cent of the DFC, has been commissioned. The fr­eight infrastructure capacity augmentation by DFCs is important in achieving the IR’s target of 3,000 mt freight loading by 2030.