GPT Infraprojects has commenced trial production at the company’s concrete sleeper plant in Pahara village located in Mirzapur district in state of Uttar Pradesh. The company has set up the sleeper facility in Pahara in connection with the World Bank funded Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (EDFC) project for supplying concrete sleepers.
This production facility, with a capacity of 400,000 sleepers per annum, is one of the 2 facilities being set-up for this Rs 246 crore contract of DFC by the company. The first facility of similar capacity in Ikari, Uttar Pradesh began trial production this September.
GPT Infraprojects is an infrastructure company. It offers civil construction projects for infrastructure work such as railways, roads, airports, irrigation and urban infrastructure. The firm also has manufacturing facilities for railway concrete sleepers.