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  • Exclusive Business Development Unit starts functioning at Trichy Railway Division

    Published on July 11, 2020

    In Tamil Nadu, an exclusive Business Development Unit has started functioning at the Trichy Railway Division with the aim of doubling the freight transport of the Railways by 2024. The unit will also focus attention on attracting non-bulk goods traffic which is now being moved by road.

    Divisional Railway Manager Ajay Kumar said that the multi-disciplinary unit with the Senior Divisional Operations Manager as Convener has been set up in Trichy. The Divisional Railway Manager also said that continuous efforts are being made for moving essential commodities against the background of COVID-19 lockdown.

    He informed that during the period April to June 2020, Trichy Division moved 3,11,967 Metric Tonnes of food grains to various destinations. Besides, it has also loaded 18 lakh Metric Tonnes of Coal, 57,000 Metric Tonnes of Fertilizers and more than 24,000 Metric Tonnes of other commodities.