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1 km tunnel built through Aravalis for freight train movement

IndiaTimes Friday, 24 July 2020
The DFCC completed construction of the world's first electrified rail tunnel that is fit to run double stack containers through Aravalis in Sohna on Friday. The work on this one-km tunnel on Western Dedicated Freight Corridor was completed in less than a year despite the Covid pandemic.
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