Western Railway set to run another special train for transporting essentials

Indian Railway

Mumbai (Metro Rail News): Amid the hard times of the ongoing pandemic, the Western Railways has said that it will continue to transport the supply of essential commodities across the nation. In continuation of the special train initiative, the Western Railways will run one more parcel special train between Dewas and Mumbai Central. The special train will depart from Dewas on 23 August and reach Mumbai Central on August 25.

“Train No-00931, Dewas to Mumbai Central parcel special train will depart from Dewas at 19.30 hours o­n 23 August to reach Mumbai Central at 04.30 hours o­n 25 August. The train will halt at Geratpur and Ahmedabad station”, Western Railways said.

Western Railway has been running four Parcel Special trains, including a milk special rake which departed on August 21 from Bandra Terminus to Jammu Tawi and Porbandar to Shalimar parcel special. An indented rake left from Karambeli to New Guwahatiand a milk special from Palanpur to Hind Terminal.

A statement issued by the Western Railways said that in the time between 23 March to 20 August, commodities weighing above 1.03 lakh tonnes have been transported by Western Rly through its 480 parcel special trains, which mainly included agricultural produce, medicines, fish, milk, etc.

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