VASCO DA GAMA- KHORI PARCEL EXPRESS TRAIN CARRIES 118.87 TONNES OF ESSENTIAL COMMODITIES
Railway is running Goods trains and Parcel Express Trains to ensure supply of essential commodities across the country. Local Industries, e-commerce companies, interested groups and individuals can book parcels in Parcel Express Trains.
Train No. 00643 Vasco Da Gama - Khori Parcel Express special via Roha, Surat, Ratlam, Ajmer was run by SWR on 07.06.2020. It carried a total 118.87 Tonnes of commodities to Khori. The products included personal hygiene products such as toothpastes and sanitary pads, bottle caps, tyres etc.
From 01st April, 2020 to till date, Hubballi Division has run 16 Parcel Express Trains out of which 3 has been run from Hubballi to Bengaluru and 13 from Vasco Da Gama to different parts of the country viz., Diwana, Howrah, Shalimar, Khori, Guwahati, Kanakpura, Sankrail Goods Terminal Yard, Changaasaari. These Parcel Specials have carried a total 1353.06 Tonnes of commodities. The transported commodities include medicines, dry/iced fish, personal hygiene products, bottle caps, tyres, noodles, chocolates, milk products etc.
The advantage of these Parcel Express trains is that there is no minimum limit of load or goods to be carried. Small consignments can also be transported. These Parcel Express are useful for transportation of essential commodities like food items, medicines, Perishables etc. As these parcel express run with scheduled time table, the commodities will be delivered to destination in time.