Textile parcel train to boost Surat’s industry
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.
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
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.
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Source: The Times Of India