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Northeast Frontier Railway Maintains Steady Growth in Freight Unloading in April 2024

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Guwahati, May 7: The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has reported steady growth in freight unloading during April 2024. According to the latest figures, NFR has unloaded 1130 freight carrying rakes across its jurisdiction, transporting essential commodities such as food grains, fertilizer, cement, and more.

According to the official press release, “NFR has transported goods like FCI rice, sugar, salt, edible oil, food grains, fertilizer, cement, coal, vegetables, auto, tank and other items during the month and unloaded them in different goods sheds within its jurisdiction.”

The breakdown of the unloaded rakes reveals that 540 rakes were unloaded in Assam, with 335 carrying essential commodities. Additionally, 25 rakes were unloaded in Tripura, 18 in Nagaland, 9 in Arunachal Pradesh, 3 in Manipur, and 5 in Mizoram. The NFR also unloaded 76 freight rakes in West Bengal and 69 in Bihar during the month.


The advanced terminal handling facilities and introduction of more goods sheds have made unloading more convenient for customers and stakeholders, allowing them to unload and clear inward rakes within a limited time frame.

“Essential and other commodities are being transported regularly not only to meet the essential requirements of common people but also to keep the local economic activity of the region moving and growing,” states NF Railway in the official press release.

The NF Railway has credited its efforts in reducing turnaround time and increasing unloading efficiency.

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