Saturday, 4 March 2017

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu Inaugurates Key Freight Sector Initiatives of Railways

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu Inaugurates Key Freight Sector Initiatives(पहल) of Railways

The Union Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu inaugurated four key freight sector initiatives on March 2, 2017 at National Rail Museum, New Delhi to attract Suresh Prabhu more freight
(बोझ) towards Railways.
The 4 Key Freight Sector Initiatives Includes:
Policy of ‘Long Term Contracts/Agreements’ with major customers.  Indian Railways Freight and Passenger Business Action Plan-2017-18 . Confirmation(पुष्टीकरण) trial of Double Stack Dwarf Container Train under wire, a New Delivery Model. 
The demonstration (प्रदर्शन) run of Ro-Ro (Roll on–Roll off) service across the National Capital Region- A Pilot project of Indian railways for ‘Green Transportation’ – to reduce road congestion and improve environment. As a part of the occasion, Centre for Transportation(परिवहन) Research and Management (CTRAM) also organised an 18th National Rail Transport Seminar on the theme : ‘Transforming IR’s Freight Services: Initiatives launched and the Road Ahead’.

freight  बोझ Definitions of freight
goods transported by truck, train, ship, or aircraft.
According to transport experts, one freight train carries the equivalent of 75 lorry loads, reducing road congestion and pollution levels.
synonyms: goods, cargo, load, consignment, delivery, shipment, merchandise

a train of freight cars.
sugar and molasses moving by freight
transport (goods) in bulk by truck, train, ship, or aircraft.
the metals had been freighted from the city

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