Sonnagar – Gomoh Section is proposed to adopt world class and state–of–the–art technology through PPP. Sonnagar – Gomoh section of EDFC is to be
developed with Private Sector participation with Construction to be completed in 5 years after signing of the Concession Agreement. The Concessionaire would receive fixed Annuity payments from DFCCIL for a period of 15 years post Commercial Operation Date of the Project

Description Details
Route Length 263.705 Km
Double/ Single Line Double Line
Maximum Speed
1676 mm
Rails 60 kg 90 UTS rails
100 KMPH
Formation Top width 13.5 m; Side slopes – 2:1
Bridges, Tunnels, RUBs, RFOs & Viaducts Important Bridges (1 No);
Major Bridges (45 Nos);
Minor Bridges (496 Nos);
RUBs (47 Nos);
RFOs (7 Nos);
Tunnels (3 Nos);
Viaduct (5 Nos)
Station & Other Service Buildings Stations (7 Nos);
Junction (2 Nos);
Crossing (5 Nos);
ISMD (2 Nos);
IMD (2 Nos)
Land required Parallel Section – 258.59 hectares
Detour Sections – 499.73 hectares
Station Spacing Approx. 40 Km
Traction Electrified (25 KV x 2 AT Feeding System)
Signalling Automatic with 2 Km nominal spacing