L&T Building, by its Railways Strategic Enterprise Unit (SBU), has gained an engineering, procurement, and building (EPC) contract from Ircon Worldwide for the Northeast Frontier Railway in India.
Beneath the contract, signalling, telecommunication, and related works, in addition to 25kV overhead electrification works can be carried out on 549 RKM/678 TKM railway strains within the Northeast Frontier Railway.
Based mostly within the Indian state of Assam, the Northeast Frontier Railway is claimed to be one of many 18 railway zones of the Indian Railways.
It focuses on extending the rail community within the Northeastern states together with a number of districts of jap Bihar and northern West Bengal.
As a part of the Indian Authorities’s ‘Mission Electrification’ initiative, the mission is meant to affect the entire Indian Railway community to chop down carbon emissions.
Via the mission, the federal government additionally intends to decrease its diesel bills.
L&T’s enterprise unit is already engaged on 4 EPC contracts awarded by Central Organisation for Railway Electrification (CORE).
The contracts are associated to the Delhi-Jaipur line, varied sections of the Southern Railway, a number of sections of the North-Western Railway, in addition to completely different sections of the Northeast Frontier Railway.
Ircon is an implementing company that takes care of railway electrification works over chosen networks of Indian Railways.
Individually, L&T Building, through its Heavy Civil Infrastructure enterprise, just lately acquired a brand new contract from the Delhi Metro Rail Company Restricted.
As a part of the contract, the corporate will design and construct the phase-IV Underground Metro Venture of Delhi MRTS.
In April 2020, L&T Building secured contracts for the building of Regional Speedy Transit System (RRTS) infrastructure within the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.