Infrastructure major HCC has received a Rs 785 crore contract by Northeast Frontier Railway in a joint venture with Coastal Projects Ltd. ¨The contract is for developing a 9.5 kilometer tunnel between Tupul-Imphal for a new railway line project from Jiribam-Tupul. HCC´s shared is 60 per cent which is Rs 471 crore,¨ the company said. The firm said it is the fourth successive order received by HCC from Northeast Frontier Railway on the new railway line between Jiribam and Tupul. The first project was to construct a 3.25 km tunnel between Dholakal and Kaimai Road stations. The second was the construction of a 3.3 km tunnel between Kambiron Road and Thingou stations while the third order was to develop a 4.9 km long railway tunnel between Kaimai Road and Kambiron Road stations.
HCC is also constructing the 4.315 km long Bogibeel rail-cum-road bridge over river Brahmaputra in Assam, for Northeast Frontier Railway.