300 cars per train Railways start carrying automobiles on train from Maharashtra to save carbon footprint

  • | Tuesday | 4th August, 2020

The Central Railway has transported agro-based fertiliser (potash) manufactured from molasses alcohol waste for the first time from DaundThe Central Railway has transported automobiles in 18 trains in July 2020. One such rake can carry 118 vehicles while the BCACBM-class trains, new high capacity railway wagons, can carry approximately 300 vehicles. As part of this mission, Central Railway in coordination with automobile companies like Mahindra & Mahindra has started loading cars to parts of India thereby saving precious fuel and earning carbon footprint." There is a vast potential to carry automobiles manufactured in Maharashtra to different parts of the country," Sutar added. Other commodities targeted by the Central Railway are fly-ash, cotton, etc.

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