April 21, 2024


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Kisan Rail to be launched on Friday

Kisan Rail, the unique parcel trains to have fresh and perishable farm produce as declared in the present-day Union Funds, will be introduced on Friday with Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar remotely flagging off a merchandise prepare plying involving Nashik in Maharashtra and Patna in Bihar at eleven am, an Agriculture Ministry release mentioned on Thursday.

Released as a pilot, the prepare would make four weekly outings starting up Friday and will end at a dozen significant stations involving Devlali in Nashik and Danapur, around Patna. These stations are Nashik Road, Manmad, Jalgaon, Bhusaval, Burhanour, Khandwa, Itarsi, Jabalpur, Satna, Manikpur, Prayagraj, and Buxar.

The prepare, which will go away Devlali on eleven am on every single Friday until August 30, will have 10 parcel vans and 1 language crack van. The prepare which will achieve Danapur on Saturday evening will return to Devlali on Sunday 12 noon.

“Farmers can dispatch their produce involving any two of these stations but travellers will not be permitted on the prepare,” mentioned an Agriculture Ministry official. Freight fees for these trains would be 33 for each cent decreased than that ordinarily billed for parcels on passenger trains, the official mentioned, incorporating that the Railways would start related trains on other routes subsequently soon after the pilot.