IPRCL to provide rail connectivity to ports

IPRCL will pave the way for seamless integration of ports with the railways network.

GN Bureau | December 22, 2016


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 Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) and ministry of shipping’s joint venture,  Indian Port Rail Company Limited (IPRCL), has completed the pre-feasibility study of a heavy haul rail corridor from Ib Valley-Talcher to Paradip and Dhamra to carry coal mines of Mahanadi Coal Ltd to the ports for shipping them to the southern states of India through the coastal route.

Some of the key accomplishments of IPRCL were discussed during its first annual general meeting (AGM) held in New Delhi. During 2015-16 fiscal, 20 rail projects were taken up across eight major ports. Out of this eleven works with total project cost of Rs 7,636.15 crore were for preparation of feasibility and detailed project report (DPR) and nine were for project execution, a press release said.
 
 The company has already kicked off rail infrastructure modernisation work in Kolkata, Vishakhapatnam, Chennai, Tuticorin and New Mangalore Ports. Rail infrastructure expansion and modernisation works are likely to commence from April 2017 in Kandla and JNPT ports and in Haldia Dock Complex (HDC).
 
It has also taken up the task of preparation of DPR for Rail and Road connectivity of the proposed Major Port at Colachel (Enayam) in Tamil Nadu.
 
In the coming years, IPRCL will continue to develop railways as a mode of transport in the port sector and pave the way for seamless integration of port–railway system with the railways network. 
 

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