Modi dedicates Rewari-Madar part of Western Devoted Freight Hall to nation


Chandigarh, January 7

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday dedicated the 306-km New Rewari-New Madar section of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (WDFC) to the nation.

Through video-conferencing, Modi also flagged off the world’s first double-stack long-haul 1.5-km-long container train hauled by electric traction from New Ateli-New Kishangarh.

On this occasion, Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot were also present.

The New Rewari-New Madar section of the WDFC is situated in Haryana – approximately 79 km in Mahendragarh and Rewari districts – and Rajasthan – approximately 227 km in Jaipur, Ajmer, Sikar, Nagaur and Alwar districts. PTI



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