Category: Rail Logistics

First freight locomotive in India to run 120 kmph

Alstom-built 12,000 HP electric locomotives have been officially approved by the Indian ministry of railways and RDSO to run freight trains at a maximum speed ... Read More

Indian Railways going strong digitally, launched portal to track freight consignments

Indian Railways with an aim to increase its revenue from freight operations has recently launched an portal for the clients who wants to transport their ... Read More

Western Railway reports 290% surge in automobile loading

Western Railway has handled 39 rakes full of automobiles in September 2020, registering an increase of 290 percent compared to the same month last year. ... Read More

First private RO-RO freight train between Bengaluru and Solapur to be launched

Railways will launch India’s first privately-operated as well as the longest roll-on, roll-off (RO-RO) freight service between Bengaluru and Solapur (Maharashtra), facilitating transport of goods-laden ... Read More

Green signal to parcel cargo in private passenger trains

Indian Railways has decided to permit up to eight tonnes of cargo to be parceled in each train run by private operators. However, the private ... Read More

Jindal Stainless, Maersk in pact for logistics upgrade

Jindal Stainless Ltd (JSL) and the integrated container logistics company, Maersk have commenced their partnership to ease and optimise the flow of containerized exports and ... Read More

36 pc drop in Railways cargo in early April due to Covid-19

The national lockdown has a huge impact on the Indian Railways’ business in April, where it has registered a 36 per cent drop in year-on-year ... Read More

Railways offers incentives to freight customers

Considering the pandemic Covid-19, Indian Railways has further announced a slew of incentives for freight customers. The incentives will make customers register their demands for ... Read More

Due to Covid-19, Railways misses freight loading target by 15 million tonnes

Indian Railways, which was on its way till February to not just meet but surpass its freight loading target, will end 2019-20 with 15.7 million ... Read More

India and Russia forging ahead with cargo rail link

India and Russia are forging ahead with a planned rail link that transits through Iran. This follows a service agreement between Concor and RZD Logistics ... Read More