Double Stacked Trains at JN Port

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    Railways recently undertook a successful trial run of double stacked dwarf container train from Mehsana (Gujarat) to JN Port. 

    As per a release from JNPT the ‘dwarf’ containers provide a 67% increase in volumes when double-stacked and can carry a weight of 71 tons, against 40 tons carried by an ISO container. Indian Railways has given 17% discount on haulage cost for double stack dwarf container trains compared to double stack ISO container trains coupled with additional volume benefit said the release.

    JN Port is in the process of finalizing an Operator for “Management, Maintenance and Operation of Dedicated Dwarf Container Depot (D-Depot) inside the Port area at JNPT”.

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