The Economic Times: Dhanbad-Chandrapura railway track closure hits coal supply to power plants

Closure of a 34-kilometer stretch of railway track between Dhanbad and Chandrapura in Jharkhand has affected coal supplies to power plants in West Bengal, Odisha and northern India including Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh as well as those of Damodar Valley Corporation.

The development has affected movement of 42,000 tonnes of coal per day and 2,400 megawatt of power generation capacities. Coal IndiaBSE -0.32 % subsidiaries Bharat Coking Coal Ltd and Central Coalfields Lt.

Source: The Economic Times