Rail route PSU DFCCIL has coasted a delicate welcoming private players to be essential for the “move on, move off” administration between Palanpur in Gujarat and Rewari in Haryana on the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (WDFC), which would conceivably get around 2,500 trucks off the streets in the locale.
The solicitation for proposition (RFP) gave by the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL) on February 16 expresses that the triumphant bidder will have the sole rights to ship completely stacked trucks on trains on the 714-km stretch for a time of one year.
It will include 900 excursions, each with 45 stacked trucks, on the new stretch of the WDFC, which will be operational in March, the report said.
“Two rakes comprising of 45 BRN carts each, adjusted/modified and made appropriate by the Indian Railways for stacking and dumping of trucks on/from every one of the carts as Roll On Roll Off (RO-RO) administration. Further offices like passage/off-ramps, network from concerned traffic yard to a motorable street and lighting in concerned rush hour gridlock yard would be given by the DFCCIL,” the archive says.
It additionally expresses that the base estimation of the agreement will be Rs 81 crore, in view of computations that each excursion would procure an expected Rs nine lakh.
Any triumphant offer would need to be over this sum.
The RO-RO administration plans to decrease fossil fuel byproduct and blockage as 66,000 diesel-chugging trucks go through Delhi and its bordering territories consistently while in transit to Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.
Around 20,000 trucks not overhauling the NCR enter the district to travel further.
Authorities said this framework will make a mutually beneficial arrangement for drivers as products will be moved in a protected and quicker manner, saving the expense on diesel and worker hours, other than diminishing contamination levels.
Authorities gauge that around 2,500 to 3,000 trucks utilize among Rewari and Palanpur consistently.
From Rewari, the trucks convey products to the ports of Gujarat and regions like Kutch, Mundra, Kandla, Gandhidham, Palanpur, Mehsana, Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat.
From Palanpur, the trucks move towards the National Capital Region (NCR) and north Indian urban areas like Rewari, Hisar, Agra, Ghaziabad, Haridwar, Dehradun, Chandigarh, Ludhiana.
The time taken by street is around 24-36 hours and the expense to the client is around Rs 20,185 for every truck for roughly 714 km, authorities said. This additionally prompts high fossil fuel byproduct and clog.
Utilizing the WDFC would imply that the trucks would cover a comparative distance (636 km) in 10 hours at a speed of 75 kmph.
The help was first dispatched in 2017 by then rail route serve Suresh Prabhu, yet fizzled inside a month because of specialized reasons.
The RFP will be opened on March 18.