Efforts of Waltair Division for uninterrupted supply of the essential commodities to various parts of the country during this lockdown period transported 11.81 million tones of freight from April to June 2020. Relentless efforts of the Railway persons of this Division achieved 6th highest loading Division among the Indian Railways.
During this period from April to June-2020 the Division has transported 11.81 million tonnes in 2527 rakes comprising essential commodities like Coal, iron ore, Raw materials for steel plants, mineral oils etc. The main freight points of the Division are Visakhapatnam port, Gangavaram Port, Vizag Steel plant, NMDC Iron Ore mines in KK line at Bacheli, Kirandul etc. Further the division has unloaded 33.21 rakes per day on an average. Divisional Railway Manager, Chetan Kumar Shrivastava appreciated the efforts of the railwaymen for continuing the uninterrupted supply chain and achieving this feat even during this pandemic. The achievement is due to untiring efforts of operations department under the guidance of Senior Divisional Operations Manager KVSRK Kishore.