India: Kisan Rail transforms small stations into major produce loading hubs

Kisan Rail trains from Indian Railways are transporting fresh vegetables and fruits to different parts of the country. They are now also halting at smaller stations, helping smaller growers to get a better profit from their work.

The introduction of Kisan Rail also help in reducing wastage, safe & quick delivery with cheaper transportation costs. Not only has it transformed the livelihood of the farmers but also changed the smaller railway stations into major farm produce loading hubs.

The stations which had no loading of goods or parcel traffic earlier like Sangola, Belvandi, Kopargaon, Belapur and Modlimb in Central Railway zone of Indian Railways were provided stoppages for Sangola - Muzaffarpur Kisan Rail and smaller stations Sangola & Jeur were provided stoppage for Bengaluru – Adarsh Nagar Delhi Kisan Rail taking into consideration of the small farmers of this region.

Source: livemint.com

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