The Waltair division of the east coast railways received its first automobile rake from Kanakpura (JAIPUR), Rajasthan.
Brought in at the New Goods Complex, Marripalem, this goods shed was renovated and opened for handling all types of goods including automobile traffic.
The special freight train had 30 BFR wagons and brought in 120 Tata Ace-Gold vehicles to be used by Andhra Pradesh Civil Supplies Corporation.
The initiative is likely to not only generate additional traffic and revenue but is also an initiative to handle variety of freight traffic. The newly set-up business development unit of Waltair division has played a key role in bringing this new traffic said a release from the waltair division.