Freight units are dealing with maintenance of all types of wagons and examination of all types of rakes. On Central Railway, maintenance work includes Routine Overhauling of wagons and attention in Sick lines. We contribute in serving the nation by transporting goods which mainly include Coal, Iron Ore, Steel products, Food grains, Cement and Other raw materials. Also, many more items are carrying in ISO containers loaded on special type wagons.
Freight section of Headquarter is the Office of its Head officers who are responsible for coordinating any assistance related with these activities.
Central Railway is phasing out all types of old vacuum brake wagons and is introducing new types of wagons like BOXNHL, BCNHL etc. with increased carrying capacity.
For better maintenance of wagons, latest technologies are adopted in ROH depots & Sicklines. Upgraded Examination yards are available in all divisions with pathways, lighting facilities and other equipments.
CR is having following number of Freight activities at the freight depots in all its division;