Connectivity will be further improved by the formation of a separate dedicated freight corridor for railway freight trains. A freight corridor hub should also be made in Ambala, because the connectivity of Ambala is from every direction and the route to Ambala is connected with many states. The government has strengthened the road network along with the railways, where new roads have been built, while the roads have also been made from four-lane to six-lane.
Haryana Home and Health Minister Anil Vij had arrived in Ambala today to participate in the work of launching railway girder on GT Road by Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India. Home Minister Anil Vij praised the work being done without blocking the GT Road with modern technology and also inquired about the entire methodology.
During this, he said that connectivity will be further improved with the formation of a separate dedicated freight corridor for railway goods trains. He said that a freight corridor should also be made a hub in Ambala, because Ambala’s connectivity is from every direction and the route to Ambala is connected to many states. The government has strengthened the road network along with the railways, where new roads have been built, while the roads have also been made from four-lane to six-lane.
Similarly, Vij told the railway officials that the railways is progressing continuously and the country is also on the path of progress due to the speed of the trains. While discussing the project with the railway officials, he told that he has a special love for the railways because his father was working in the railways and his childhood was spent in the railway colony.
Goods trains will run for long distances without brakes
Giving information to Home Minister Anil Vij, railway officials said that the first goods train on the freight corridor will run 25 km. Used to run on the track at an hourly speed, after its formation 75 km. Will run at the speed of hourly. If goods trains run for long distances without applying brakes, there will be a lot of time savings. 175 kilometer rail line has been laid from Ludhiana to Saharanpur.
A separate corridor is being built for freight trains under the Dedicated Freight Corridor project. Rail line is being laid for 1856 kilometers from Kolkata to Ludhiana. There is a project of 3 thousand crore rupees from Saharanpur to Ludhiana. Goods trains will run on the new track as soon as this project is completed. In Ambala, the railway line will turn towards Shaheed Smarak along the Ambala-Saharanpur railway line, then passing over GT Road and Ambala-Delhi railway line, this line will pass through the railway colony and go further towards Ludhiana.