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2020/07/3523-07-2020
CR exports onions from Lasalgaon to Darshana, Bangladesh in Parcel Train

Central Railway

Press Release

 

CR exports o­nions from Lasalgaon to Darshana, Bangladesh in Parcel Train

 

In a first of its kind, Central Railway exported o­nions in parcel train from Lasalgaon to Darshana in Bangladesh o­n 22.7.2020. This parcel train had 20 parcel vans loaded with o­nion. It has already exported more than 1.5 lakh tonnes of o­nions in 62 goods trains to Bangladesh from May 2020.  This is an achievement for Railways as it has fulfilled the aspirations of the farmers and satiated the essential need of the neighbouring country, Bangladesh.

 

More than 1.5 lakh tonnes of o­nions were transported from Nashik, Kherwadi, Niphad, Lasalgaon and Manmad stations of Bhusaval Division and from Kopergaon, Yeole stations of Solapur Division of Central Railway to Darshana, Rohanpur, Birole and Benapole in Bangladesh.

 

All possible assistance is being provided to the loaders by coordinating with District Administration. During loading, social distancing measures and sanitizing practices as mandated by Central and State Governments are being observed.

 

Central Railway has also transported about 29K tonne of parcels in its special trains and parcel special trains.It includes about 20K tonnes in parcel special trains and 9K tonnes in special trains.

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Date: July 23, 2020

PR No. 2020/07/35

This press release is issued by the Public Relations Department, Central Railway, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai



(Shivaji Sutar)
Chief Public Relations Officer




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