L&T Construction Awarded (Significant*) Contract for Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor Project

Mumbai, April 24, 2020: Railways Strategic Business Unit of L&T Construction's Transportation Infrastructure IC in consortium with M/s Kyosan Electric Manufacturing Co. Ltd., Japan has won a significant order in the form of 3 packages from the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL). The Design and Build orders involve 2x25 KV Overhead Electrification, Signalling & 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.

L&T Construction is already executing the Electrification and Signalling System works 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 1000 out of 1346 Kms of the EDFC where orders have been finalized, and the entire 1465 Kms of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor from Dadri to JNPT.

DFCCIL is a special purpose vehicle of the Indian Railways, mandated to build dedicated freight corridors.

Background

Larsen & Toubro is an Indian multinational engaged in technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing and financial services with over USD 21 billion in revenue. It operates in over 30 countries worldwide. A strong, customer-focused approach and the constant quest for top-class quality have enabled L&T to attain and sustain leadership in its major lines of business for eight decades.

* Project Classification

Classification Significant Large Major Mega
Value in ₹ Cr. 1,000 to 2,500 2,500 to 5,000 5,000 to 7,000 >7,000