SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
RUNNING OF TIME TABLED PARCEL TRAINS
STARTED WITH ESSENTIAL COMMODITIES
Kolkata, 4th April, 2020:
In continuous efforts to transport and supply essential commodities during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of COVID-19, the following Time Tabled Parcel Special Trains have already arrived/left SER’s jurisdiction for facilitating transportation of critical/essential items such as medical supplies, foods, equipments etc.
Ø00603 KSR Bengaluru /Yesvantpur - Howrah Parcel Express which left KSR Bengaluru /Yesvantpur on 1stApril has already arrived Howrah and one Parcel Express, 00604 Howrah - KSR Bengaluru /Yesvantpur left Howrah on 3rd April. The trains carried food items like vegetable and fish as well as other essential commodities.
Ø00759 Secunderabad-Howrah Parcel Express which left Secunderabad on 2nd April has already arrived Howrah with commodities like egg, fish as well as other essential items. About one tonne of traffic – medicine and other essential commodities is expected to be loaded in the Secunderabad bound 00760 Howrah-Secunderabad Parcel Express which will leave Howrah today (04-04-2020).
Ø00905 Kankariya-Sankrail Goods Terminal Parcel Express which left Kankariya on 31stMarch has already arrived Sankrail Goods Terminal with essential commodities like milk products, fish, vegetable and fruits.
South Eastern Railway is running Time Tabled Parcel Express Trains to ensure quick dispatch of essential commodities to maintain the supply chain intact in this crisis situation in the following routes:
·KSR Bengaluru/Yesvantpur-Howrah-KSR Bengaluru/Yesvantpur
·Kankariya-Sankrail Goods Terminal-Kankariya
·Kalyan-Sankrail Goods Terminal-Kalyan