N.F. Railway undertakes various steps to improve customer interface and freight transportation

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Northeast Frontier Railway has been taking several initiatives to improve the freight transportation and provide better customer interface.

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  • Among such initiatives, some new stations have been opened for handling both outward & inward goods traffic during the month of June, 2022.
  • To improve customer interface and further augment freight transportation, Chongajan station under Lumding division has been opened for handling of both inward & outward Railway Material Consignment (RMC) traffic.
  • In addition, Khongsang station under Lumding division has been opened for handling of outward & inward goods traffic except coal, POL, live stock, explosive and crane consignment.
  • Moreover, debit/credit scheme of demurrage charge has been introduced in IOCL Refinery Siding at Noonmati, JSW Cement at Ranipatra and at Surja Kamal & Kishanganj goods locations for better turn round of wagons.
  • For development of goods shed under Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode bids have been received for New Tinsukia & Damdim goods yards. PPP model at goods shed will result in increased freight movement and job creation for local youths with introduction of modern technologies.
  • Improvement of customer interface and introduction of PPP mode in railways will lead to increased loading and unloading of freight trains. As a result of which earnings of N.F. Railway will increase year after year.

Source: Northeast Frontier Railway -Press Release | Image Credit (representational): NFR

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