Northern Railway in  Mission Mode

Overall 1.88 M.T. Freight loading in August -20 by Delhi Division

27 % higher than in comparision to last year

– 0.81 M.T. second ever best foodgrain loading in August-20 which is

138.24 % higher than last year

During April – August, total Cumulative Goods Earning of Rs. 963.98 Crores

– which is + 7.81% higher as compared with Rs. 894.11 Crores last year

– Second sugur rake loaded from Muzaffarnagar to Dankuni on 30.08.2020.

Northern Railway has been ceaselessly working throughout the Covid-19 lockdown period to support the Nation to fight the pandemic. General Manager Northern & North Central Railways, Sh. Rajiv Chaudhry informed that on mission mode , Delhi Division of Northern Railway has set new landmark in overall freight loading in spite of various challenges being faced by Railways due to pandemic, Delhi Division of Northern Railway has achieved overall 1.88 M.T freight loading in the month of August ’2020 which is 27.03% higher than in comparision to last year 1.48 M.T. in August -2019 and also the best loading in a month for the last three financial years .

Delhi Division has also achived the second ever best foodgrain loading of 0.81 M.T. in the month of August -2020 which is 138.24% higher than August-2019 (0.34) M.T.

Division has acchived the goods earning of Rs.207.42 crores during August’2020 which is 4.43% higher as compared with Goods Earning of Rs. 198.63 crores during the month of August’2019.

During April to August ‘2020, total cumulative goods earning touched the Rs. 963.98 Crores mark which is + 7.81% higher as compared with Rs. 894.11 Crores last year.

In other commodity loading (Automobile, RMC, Misc), Delhi division has registered an improvement of 66.67% against last year August ‘2019 (0.09 MT to 0.15 MT). NTKM per wagon day also improved by 18.23% in August ‘2020 against August ‘2019 from 11341 to 13680 wagons.

On the punctuality front with an improvement of 15.09 % , Division has achived the figure of 98.48 % in the month of August ‘2020, while it was 85.57 % in the month of August ‘2019. Besides registring diesel utilisation improvement by 10.46, average speed of freight trains also shown improvement of 104.19% .

It is worth mentioning that a number of concessions/ discounts are also being given in Indian Railways to make railways freight movement very attractive. Improvements in freight movements will be institutionalized and it will lead to significantly higher freight traffic and earnings for Railways and cost competitive logistics for the entire country.

He further added that due to efforts of BDU of Delhi Divisions, first ever Two Point Loading of Automobile in NMG rake started from Faridabad to Danapur + Chaukhandi on 21.08.2020. Sugar Loading started from Meerut City -Saharanpur belt in Mini rake and first rake loaded from Daurala to Dankuni on 23.08.2020 and second rake loaded from Muzaffarnagar to Dankuni on 30.08.2020. First ever total 03 Trains of “Vyapar Mala Express” operated from Delhi Kishanganj to Jirania in August -2020.

Northern Railway is committed to provide safe, smooth and efficient services to its customers

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