The South Central Railway earned a revenue of Rs.109.06 crores by loading 2.56 lakh tonnes of Parcels during the first six months in the current financial year 2021-2022. This surpassed their previous years entire parcel revenue of Rs. 108.30 crores.
As per SCR the major contributors for this growth was Timetabled Parcel Trains operated by the Zone. These trains have helped in transportation of several essential commodities like Fruits, Onions, Eggs, Fish, and Mangoes to different destination across the country said a release from SCR.
During the period April, 2021 to September 27th 2021, the zone ran 343 kisan rails transporting Onions, Mangoes and other agricultural commodities carrying 108388 tonnes generating revenue of Rs.49.43 crores.
Further, SCR operated Doodh Duronto specials to the National Capital carrying 3.78 crore liters of Milk which generated a revenue of Rs. 17.85 crores.
The other major commodities which generated revenue included 37,199 tonnes of fish and 19,570 tonnes of Eggs which generated revenue of Rs. 8.91 crores and Rs. 3.88 crores respectively. Importantly the zone has achieved 100% bar coding for tracking of Parcel packages.
SCR GM Mr. Gajanan Mallya, complimented the efforts put in by the Zonal and Divisional teams of Operating and Commercial branches in achieving the best ever parcel revenue in the history of the zone during the first six months of current financial year.