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L&T Construction wins electrification, signalling order from DFCCIL

L&T Construction’s Transportation Infrastructure IC, in consortium with Japan’s Kyosan Electric Manufacturing Co. Ltd, has won an order from DFCCIL

  • L&T said that the DFCCIL order is valued somewhere between Rs 1,000 to Rs 2,500 crore

  • The Design and Build orders involve Overhead Electrification, Signalling and Telecommunication and Associated works

Mumbai: The Railways Strategic Business Unit of L&T Construction’s Transportation Infrastructure IC, in consortium with Japan’s Kyosan Electric Manufacturing Co. Ltd, has won an order from DFCCIL (Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited). In a regulatory filing to the stock exchanges on Friday, L&T said that the DFCCIL order is valued somewhere between Rs 1,000 to Rs 2,500 crore.

What does the DFCCIL order involve?

The DFCCIL order is in the form of 3 packages. “The Design and Build orders involve 2×25 KV Overhead Electrification, Signalling and Telecommunication and Associated works in the Dadri-Khurja and Sahnewal-Khurja sections of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (EDFC). The works are spread across 442 Route Kms and 638 Track Kms,” said L&T in the filing.

L&T electrifying 1,000 out of 1,346 Kms of EDFC

L&T Construction is already executing the electrification and signalling system work contracts for the Mughalsarai to New Sonnagar section and electrification works of the Mughalsarai-Bhaupur section of the EDFC. With this win, L&T will be electrifying 1,000 out of 1,346 Kms of the EDFC where orders have been finalised, and the entire 1,465 Kms of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor from Dadri to JNPT.

DFCCIL

DFCCIL is a special purpose vehicle of the Indian Railways, mandated to construct, operate and maintain the dedicated freight corridors. Its primary responsibility is to undertake planning and development, mobilisation of financial resources and construction, maintenance and operation of the dedicated freight corridors. DFCCIL was incorporated as a company on October 30, 2006.

L&T

L&T is an Indian multinational engaged in technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing and financial services with over US$21 billion in revenue. It operates in over 30 countries worldwide.