SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
EARNING THROUGH SCRAP SALE DURING APRIL-OCTOBER OF 2020-21
Kolkata, 27th November 2020:
Making South Eastern Railway a “Scrap Free Railway” is one of the mission areas of this Railway Zone. With a view to realise value from sale of unserviceable materials lying along tracks, workshops etc. during this financial year (2020-21), numerous inspections have been carried out and co-ordination meetings have been conducted by Senior Railway Officers to identify and dispose all such items of scrap.
Due to continuous monitoring, South Eastern Railway has achieved Scrap Sale of Rs.68.20 crores during the period from April to October of the current financial year. This has been achieved in spite of lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic.
The scrap lots have been sold on competitive and transparent e-auction platform.
4098 metric tonne of scrap rails, 281 condemned wagons, 109 condemned coaches, 03 condemned locos, 679 metric tonne of non-ferrous scrap, 1604 metric tonne of ferrous scrap etc. released from workshops and maintenance units have been disposed during April to October of this financial year..