Indian Railways new policy on Iron Ore movement

Customers with own terminal infrastructure, domestic movement to get preference Indian Railways will give higher priority to iron ore being moved for domestic manufacturing activity and those that have their own loading and unloading infrastructure, says Indian Railway’s new iron-ore policy governing allocation of rakes and transportation of iron-ore. The policy sets down clear guidelines.

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Hyundai India uses rail route to export cars to Nepal

Hyundai Motor India has started exporting its made-in-India cars in its first-ever eco-friendly operations through railway mode, with the dispatch of the first consignment of 125 cars to Nepal. The first export consignment was flagged-off by Ganesh Mani S, director – production, Hyundai Motor India, and S Subramanian, additional divisional railway manager, Southern Railway, from.

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Indian Railways: From freight to super-freight

A new era in freight transport by railways dawned last month when the 351-km-long New Bhaupur to New Khurja section of the eastern leg of the Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) was declared open by the Prime Minister. Reportedly, the 58 BOXN wagon coal rake destined for a thermal power station up north completed the run.

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In 2021, railways eyes to complete most sections of DFC

With two back to back inaugurations of the 351 km Khurja-Bhaupur section of Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor and 306 km Rewari-Madar section of Western Dedicated Freight Corridor within a gap of 10 days, the railways is now eyeing to complete most of the sections of the Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) this year, officials said on.

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Cargo by rail set for big leap

The opening in March of a stretch of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) — a 641-km rail track between Palanpur (Gujarat) and Rewari (Haryana) — will see large numbers of trucks move from the highways alongside the rail-route to freight trains. In these roll-on roll-off (RO-RO) services, trucks will be driven on to rail.

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Cargo express train service to be launched

The Salem division of Southern Railway, which introduced a new parcel cargo express train to Rajkot on Friday, is all set to introduce another train by January-end. The new train will leave from Vanjipalayam in Tirupur and will travel up to Guwahati. This will be the third parcel cargo express train introduced by the division.

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Modern dedicated freight corridor is game changer in 21st century: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated the 306 km Rewari-Madar section of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor section and said the modern Dedicated Freight Corridor is a “game changer” for India in the 21st century. Modi also flagged off world’s first Double Stack Long Haul 1.5 km in length ‘Container Train’ virtually between Haryana’s.

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