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Textile parcel train to boost Surat’s industry

Sep 08, 2021
Textile parcel train to boost Surat’s industry

Surat, Gujarat

The first 'textile parcel' special train customised to carry textile material left Gujarat for Bihar with an aim to boost Surat's textile market through an economical, faster and safer mode of transport.

Minister of State for Railways and Textiles Darshana Jardosh flagged off the train on Saturday from the Udhna New Goods Shed in Surat for Danapur near Patna and Ram Dayalu Nagar near Muzaffarpur in Bihar, according to the Western Railway (WR).

Sumit Thakur, chief public relations officer, WR, said that textile traffic has been loaded for the first time in customised NMG (new modified goods) wagons at the Udhna New Goods Shed. He added that, it will especially benefit the textile market of Surat area as it is economical, faster and safer and has provided an opportunity for tapping the huge potential of the textile market and will cater to the transportation needs of textile industry godown hubs in and around the Surat city.

Local MLAs and representatives of the Federation of Surat Textile Traders Association were present on the occasion along with senior WR officials. textile parcel goods wagons textile material Western Railway officials

Source: The Times Of India

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