The N.F Railway to run more kisan rail trains for transportation of potatoes

Maligaon, April 10: The Northeast Frontier Railway has decided to run more Kisan Rail trains for transportation of potatoes for the benefit of the farmers and transporters of the northeastern region.

Among these Kisan Rail trains, one train will run from Dhupguri to Agartala, one from Falakata to Agartala, one from Falakata to Dimapur, one from Dhupguri to New Tinsukia and another train will run from Changrabandha to Agartala for two trips each.

Train No. 00560 Dhupguri – Agartala Kisan Rail will run for two trips on 11th and 21st April, 2021 leaving from Dhupguri at 16-30 hours to reach Agartala at 21-00 hours on 12th and 22nd April, 2021 respectively. The train will have stoppages at Salbari, Falakata, New Coochbehar, New Bongaigaon, Guwahati, Bhanga and Dharmanagar Railway Stations for loading/unloading of goods.

Train No. 00561 Falakata – Agartala Kisan Rail will run for two trips on 13th and 23rd April, 2021 leaving from Falakata at 16-30 hours to reach Agartala at 21-00 hrs on 14th and 24th April, 2021 respectively. The train will have stoppages at New Coochbehar, New Bongaigaon, Guwahati, Bhanga and Dharmanagar Railway Stations for loading/unloading of goods.

Train No. 00555 Falakata – Dimapur Kisan Rail will run for two trips on 15th and 25th April, 2021 leaving from Falakata at 16-30 hours to reach Dimapur at 10-00 hours on 16th and 26th April, 2021 respectively. The train will have stoppages at New Coochbehar, New Bongaigaon and Guwahati Railway Stations for loading/unloading of goods.

Train No. 00553 Dhupguri – New Tinsukia Kisan Rail will run via Bogibeel Bridge for two trips on 17th and 30th April, 2021 leaving from Dhupguri at 16-30 hours to reach New Tinsukia at 14-00 hours on 18th and 30th April, 2021 respectively. The train will have stoppages at Salbari, Falakata, New Coochbehar, New Bongaigaon, Rangiya, Rangapara North and New Sisiborgaon Railway Stations for loading/unloading of goods.

Train No. 00562 Changrabandha – Agartala Kisan Rail will run for two trips on 19th and 29th April, 2021 leaving from Changrabandha at 16-00 hours to reach Agartala at 21-00 hours on 20th and 30th April, 2021 respectively. The train will have stoppages at Mathabhanga, New Coochbehar, New Bongaigaon, Guwahati, Bhanga and Dharmanagar Railway Stations for loading/unloading of goods.

It may be mentioned here that as per the announcement made in the Union Budget 2020-21, Indian Railways has started running Kisan Rail train services, to transport perishables and agri-product, including milk, meat and fish.

Kisan Rails are multi-commodity, multi-consignor/consignee, multi-loading and unloading transportation solution which is aimed at providing wider market to our Kisans.

Commodities which may be transported via Kisan Rail are Tea, Rubber, Turmeric, Black pepper, Mustard, Soyabin, Betel nut, Oranges, Pineapple, Ginger, Kiwi, Passion fruit, Chillies (green), Large Cardamom and other fruits and vegetables. The primary objective of running Kisan Rail trains is to increase the income in farm sector by connecting production centres to markets and consumption centres.

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