In a historic first, a Kisan Rail, operated by the South Central Railway (SCR), has transported onions from Tadepalligudem in Andhra Pradesh to Malda in West Bengal. The SCR has been actively taking forward the Kisan Rail initiative by starting these trains from the various destinations. Its goal is to support the farming community in marketing their agricultural produce. As part of it, Kisan Rails have been started from different stations of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Maharashtra.
Taking forward this initiative, now, Kisan Rail has been started from Tadepalligudem station. The first train to Malda town has been loaded with 246 tons of onions. SCR General Manager Gajanan Mallya expressed his happiness on Kisan Rail concept being a huge success in the Zone.