Freight

Vijayawada railway division generates 80 per cent more revenue in April-June quarter

Elaborating further, the DRM said in June the freight loading was 3.00 MT,  the highest-ever figures for the month in the last 13 years.

published on : 3rd July 2022

Railways operates 237-wagon single freight train ‘SheshNaag’ to mitigate coal crisis in the country

Korba happens to be India’s biggest coal and power-producing district and alone produces 16.56 percent of the country’s coal.

published on : 17th May 2022

Third line works on crucial railways routes in Telangana right on track

This route has been witnessing continuous growth of both passenger and freight traffic, leading to oversaturation. 

published on : 16th May 2022

Hike in freight charges likely to hit mango exports from Chittoor district

The freight charges for the export of mangoes to foreign countries have gone up to Rs 5.70 lakh per tonne this year from Rs 2.70 lakh last year.

published on : 25th April 2022

East Coast Railway tops in freight loading in country

From October 2021, when the nation saw an unprecedented coal crisis, ECoR rose to the challenge and loaded 16.7 pc more of coal especially from Talcher.

published on : 2nd April 2022

High air-freight charges bite mango exporters from Telangana 

The mango exporters are hoping that the freight charges that were hiked during the pandemic would come down.

published on : 28th March 2022

OSL transports 400 MT cargo through riverine navigation

Orissa Stevedores Limited (OSL), transported heavy lift cargo through riverine navigation from Paradip Port.

published on : 21st March 2022

South Central Railway logs over 100 million tonnes of freight loading in financial year 2022

The South Central Railway (SCR) has achieved a major milestone this financial year by loading over 100 million tonnes (MT) of freight cargo, and carrying 100 million passengers.

published on : 13th February 2022

Jet Freight Express deploys electric vehicles in last-mile delivery for e-commerce player

JETXPS is planning to include more EVs to serve multinational companies as part of a global effort to make cargo transportation more sustainable and environmentally friendly.

published on : 31st January 2022

Railways conduct trials for EoTT devices to run goods trains without guards

According to Railway officials, the EoTT device performs all safety-related functions automatically, which a Guard performs in a goods train.

published on : 5th January 2022

Freight charges have shot up by 25-30% due to rise in fuel prices: CII report

The compendium highlights how States are looking at incentivising and promoting logistics and warehousing.

published on : 29th October 2021

India gets its first high horse power loco from France

As per schedule, 35 locomotives would be rolled out from the factory by 2020, 60 in 2021, followed by 100 every year till the target of 800 is completed.

published on : 20th September 2017