Container Corporation of India Ltd (CONCOR) flagged off its first container train with ceramic tiles and other commodities from the Morbi-Rajkot region on September 5, 2018, post its agreement with Shiv Carriers Roadways Pvt. Ltd (SCRPL) for exclusive containerised operations at the Sukhpur Private Freight Terminal (PFT) near the Morbi-Maliya belt on the Gandhidham-Viramgam rail network in Gujarat.
The train was flagged off by Mr Parsotambhai Sabariya, MLA, Dhrangadhra, Mr Brijeshbhai Merja, MLA, Morbi, and Mr Dinesh Kumar, Divisional Railway Manager, Ahmedabad Division. The train left for Shalimar, Kolkata with 90 containers loaded with ceramic tiles and other goods from the region.
Mr Pranai Prabhakar, CGM, CONCOR, said CONCOR will initially run services to destinations such as Shalimar (Kolkata), Kanpur, Patna, Amingaon (Guwahati), Bangalore, Hyderabad, etc. at attractive rates. Read More
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