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  • 109 time tabled parcel trains introduced for nationwide transportation

    Published on April 8, 2020

    In a major boost to the supply chain across the country, Indian Railways has introduced  unhindered services of Time tabled Parcel Trains for nationwide transportation of essential commodities and other goods. This is expected to boost the availability of vital goods required for ordinary citizens, industry and agriculture.

    The Railways has introduced 109 Time Tabled parcel trains over 58 routes to connect all the important centre since the start of lockdown. Till 5th of April,  27 routes were notified, out of which 17 routes were regular scheduled services, while the remaining were for single trip only. Subsequently, 40 new routes have been identified and notified.

    With this almost all the important cities of India will get connected for transportation of vital goods at a fast speed. It said, time tabled Parcel Trains are planned as per the demand of the customers. Such Parcel trains connect vital corridors of the country including Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, and Bengaluru.

    In addition, proper connectivity has also been ensured to Guwahati, to ensure supplies in the North-eastern region. Local industries, e-commerce companies, interested groups, individuals and any other prospective loaders can book parcels.