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Northeast Frontier Railway records steady growth in freight unloading

By EMN Updated: Apr 12, 2024 8:11 pm
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DIMAPUR — The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) on Friday updated that the zone continuous to register a steady growth in freight unloading, with 1306 freight carrying rakes been unloaded in March, which is an increase of about 5.49% over February (1238 freight carrying rakes).

Goods like FCI rice, sugar, salt, edible oil, food grains, fertilizer, cement, coal, vegetables, auto, tank, container and other items were transported and unloaded in different goods sheds within its jurisdiction in March, said the update received here on Friday.

‘During the month, a total of 746 rakes of freight carrying trains were unloaded in Assam, out of which 367 were loaded with essential commodities. 106 rakes in Tripura, 24 rakes in Nagaland, 9 rakes in Arunachal Pradesh, 2 rakes in Manipur and 7 rakes in Mizoram were unloaded during the month. Moreover, 230 freight rakes in West Bengal and 182 freight rakes in Bihar were also unloaded during the month of within the jurisdiction of N. F. Railway,’ it informed.

“Essential and other commodities are being transported regularly not only to meet the essential requirements of common people but also to keep the local economic activity of the region moving and growing,” it added.

During the FY 2023-24, the zone unloaded a total of 14056 freight carrying rakes, it was informed.

By EMN Updated: Apr 12, 2024 8:11:50 pm
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