PM Modi launches 351 km-long eastern dedicated freight corridor

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 351 km long ‘New Bhaupur-New Khurja section’ of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (EDFC) and Operation Control Centre (OCC) at Prayagraj. In his speech, he mentions that the post-Independence introduction of the most advanced rail section in the country is the first goods train that will run on the New Bhaupur-Khurja section and will give a message of the new ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ (self-reliant India. He also stated that the new operation control centre in Prayagraj is one of the best control centres in the world and also emphasized that “infrastructure” is the biggest source of the country’s development. Listen in!