WDFC to change face of railway logistics

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May 10, 2021 4:15 AM

The commissioning of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (WDFC) up to the Gujarat ports of Mundra and Pipavav in FY22F should lead to time-guaranteed delivery of consignments by the railways, leading to 9pp market share shift from road to rail over FY22-26F.

The fact that WDFC freight rates will be lower than existing rail rates by 16-20% by FY26F will boost Indian logistics’ competitiveness, both from a cost and timeliness perspective.The fact that WDFC freight rates will be lower than existing rail rates by 16-20% by FY26F will boost Indian logistics’ competitiveness, both from a cost and timeliness perspective.

The commissioning of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (WDFC) up to the Gujarat ports of Mundra and Pipavav in FY22F should lead to time-guaranteed delivery of consignments by the railways, leading to 9pp market share shift from road to rail over FY22-26F.

The fact that WDFC freight rates will be lower than existing rail rates by 16-20% by FY26F will boost Indian logistics’ competitiveness, both from a cost and timeliness perspective.

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