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Kisan Rail to be launched on Friday

Kisan Rail, the special parcel trains to carry fresh new and perishable farm make as announced in the latest Union Funds, will be introduced on Friday with Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar remotely flagging off a products educate plying between Nashik in Maharashtra and Patna in Bihar at eleven am, an Agriculture Ministry launch reported on Thursday.

Introduced as a pilot, the educate would make four weekly journeys beginning Friday and will cease at a dozen significant stations between Devlali in Nashik and Danapur, in the vicinity of Patna. These stations are Nashik Road, Manmad, Jalgaon, Bhusaval, Burhanour, Khandwa, Itarsi, Jabalpur, Satna, Manikpur, Prayagraj, and Buxar.

The educate, which will depart Devlali on eleven am on each and every Friday till August thirty, will have ten parcel vans and just one language split van. The educate which will arrive at Danapur on Saturday night will return to Devlali on Sunday 12 noon.

“Farmers can dispatch their make between any two of these stations but passengers will not be allowed on the educate,” reported an Agriculture Ministry formal. Freight expenses for these trains would be 33 per cent reduce than that ordinarily billed for parcels on passenger trains, the formal reported, including that the Railways would launch identical trains on other routes subsequently right after the pilot.