Ircon International completes Rs325cr worth 30 KM section between Korichhapar to Dharamjaigarh

With this development, the Goods train can reach up to Durgapur, Baroud and Chhaal mines of SECL, consequently enhancing the earning of SECR and SECL.

Jan 14, 2021 11:01 IST India Infoline News Service

Ircon International on Thursday announced the completion of the 30 KM section between Korichhapar to Dharamjaigarh within the targeted date. A trial run was carried on December 31, 2020.

Ircon said that the cost of this line is approximately 325 crores and the work is executed by Ircon International under an SPV named Chhattisgarh East Railway Limited.

Notably, SECL, IRCON and Chhattisgarh Government are shareholders for the SPV. With this development, the Goods train can reach up to Durgapur, Baroud and Chhaal mines of SECL, consequently enhancing the earning of SECR and SECL

In October 2019, a section of 44Km length between Kharsia to Korichhaparis already made operational by Ircon.

Ircon stated that now, with the completion of Korichhapar-Dharamjaigarh, the complete section of 74 Km between KharsiaDharamjaigar his functional. Commencement of this section will help in evacuation of coal from North Chhattisgarh Area thereby helping in developing the entire nation. This 74 Km is the first stretch being commissioned under the PPP model.

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