Northeast Frontier Railway

More Kisan Rail trains to be deployed for potato shipments

The Northeast Frontier Railway has decided to deploy more Kisan Rail trains for the transportation of potatoes. 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.

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.

Other commodities which may be transported via Kisan Rail are tea, rubber, turmeric, black pepper, mustard, soybean, betel nut, oranges, pineapple, ginger, kiwi, passion fruit, chillies (green), large cardamom and other fruits & vegetables.


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