Planning to improve transportation of freight traffic, NF Railway has been opening new stations for handling inward and outward goods traffic.
A statement from NF Railway chief public relations officer said that they have added a few more stations for freight traffic last month enabling easier transportation of various goods by customers.
“To improve customer interface and further augment freight transportation, Mirza station under Rangiya division has been opened for handling of inward all goods traffic except coal, POL, livestock, explosive and crane consignment. Further, it has also been opened for handling of Parcel Cargo Express Train from February 15,” NF Railway informed.
Permission for handling of inward steel pipe consignment in Harmuti station under Rangiya division has been extended for another six months. Earlier, it was opened for handling of inward steel pipe consignment for a period of six months from July 27, 2022.
Also, Namrup station under Tinsukia division has been opened for handling of outward sand traffic from February 23 onwards. “Permission has been extended for loading of coal traffic for another period of six months,” NF Railway informed.
The move is expected to benefit transporters along with development of local economy.
To modernize parcel booking system and to enhance a user-friendly interface, a Parcel Management System (PMS) has been installed at Agthori Railway station under Lumding division on February 14.
Under the improved system, booking of parcels is being done at parcel offices through computerized system. Traders and businessmen now can avail these services for transportation of their merchandise in a fast, reliable and eco-friendly manner. They can also track their consignments.