1) 1725 tonnes of mangoes, loaded at Vizianagaram to Adarsh Nagar till date
2) 7 Kisan trains run from Vizianagaram from 14th April
Waltair Division continues its efforts for the uninterrupted supply of essential commodities during the pandemic. Despite odd situations, the division is running parcel special trains and Kisan special trains to boost income to the farm sector, by providing hassle-free, safe and speedy transport services of agricultural produce.
The Kisan rail special trains started from Vizianagaram for transportation of Mangoes on 17.04.2021 and run on alternate days. In Seven trips, the Kisan rail carried 1725 tonns of Mangoes to Adarsh nagar, New Delhi.
Today, the Kisan train carried 320 tonns of mangoes, which is highest ever loading for a single train in the East Coast Railway history.
Divisional Railway Manager Shri Chetan Kumar Shrivastava appreciated the efforts of the staff for continuing their relentless services. DRM appealed to the farmers, traders and the exporters to utilize the opportunity of Kisan Rail Special trains for safe and speedy transportation of the fruit stocks.