East Coast Railway Waltair division Loading of 72 rakes in a single day

East Coast Railway Waltair division Loading of 72 rakes in a single day
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Loading rakes at Waltair division in Visakhapatnam
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Visakhapatnam: East Coast Railway Waltair division has achieved highest ever loading of 72 rakes (3,782 wagons) in a single day on Saturday. Crossing...

Visakhapatnam: East Coast Railway Waltair division has achieved highest ever loading of 72 rakes (3,782 wagons) in a single day on Saturday.

Crossing the previous count of 68 rakes per day recorded last year, the Waltair division has set a new record by loading 72 rakes a day. With consistent efforts of the traffic department, 147 freight trains interchanged with 92.3 per cent punctuality of mail and express trains, Waltair division is heading towards achieving railway board's target of 68 million tonnes loading for this year. The gross earnings of the Waltair division till the end of January 2020 is Rs.7,222 crore which is more than 10 per cent compared to the last year for the same corresponding period.

Divisional Railway Manager Chetan Kumar Shrivastava appreciated the efforts of the traffic department and other departments for accomplishing the feat despite the global economic recession.

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