NFR registers 7.8 per cent growth in freight unloading

Maligaon, March 16 (MExN): To maintain supply of essential and other commodities, Northeast Frontier Railway is continuously registering increase in freight unloading. 1238 freight carrying rakes were unloaded during the month of February, 2024 which is more than 7.8% comparison to the same period of previous year. During April, 2023 to February, 2024 of the current financial year, 12750 freight carrying rakes were unloaded within the jurisdiction of NF Railway.

NF Railway has transported goods like FCI rice, sugar, salt, edible oil, fertilizer, cement, coal, automobile, container and other items during the month and unloaded them in different goods sheds within its jurisdiction.

During February, 2024, 725 rakes of freight carrying trains were unloaded in Assam out of which 397 were loaded with essential commodities. 79 rakes in Tripura, 19 rakes in Nagaland, two rakes in Manipur, seven rakes in Arunachal Pradesh and nine rakes in Mizoram were unloaded during the month. Moreover, 223 freight rakes in West Bengal and 174 freight rakes in Bihar were also unloaded during the month within the jurisdiction of NF Railway.

This was stated in a press release issued by Sabyasachi De, Chief Public Relations Officer, NFR.