Indian railways started its first Kisan Rail special train. The first train started between Maharashtra's Devlali to Bihar's Danapur on Friday afternoon which will carry fruits, vegetables and other farm goods.
Kisan Rail special train time table
The train left from Devlali on Friday at 11 a.m. and reached Danapur at 6:45 p.m. it cover a distance of 1519 km in 32 hours. This first Kisan Rail will return on Sunday from Danapur station.
Kisan Rail special train stops
This train will have stoppage at Nasik Road, Manmad, Jalgaon, Bhusawal, Burhanpur, Khandwa, Itarsi, Jabalpur, Satna, Katni, Manikpur, Prayagraj, Chheoki, Pandit Dindayal Upadhyay Nagar and Buxar.
What is special about the Kisan rail?
- It is a special service of Indian railways for farmers.
- Railway minister and agriculture minister flagged off the train.
- It will help to increase the income of farmers.
- Kisan Rail have refrigerated coach in it and it has carrying capacity of 17 ton with the new design manufactured by Kapurthala Railway coach factory. All the container in this train will be e a moving fridge or say it is a moving cold storage.
The Kisan Rail service proposed in budget
The Kisan rail service was proposed in last budget to start through the public private partnership (PPP) for cold supply chain to transport from perishable goods.
Nasik and the surrounding region produces huge quantities of fresh vegetables, fruits, flowers, onion and other farm products which are mainly transported to areas around Patna, Allahabad Katni Satna and others.
Indian railways target is to double the income of farmers.
Indian railways has done aggressive marketing of the Kisan rail among the local farmers and loaders. Demand is is being created and aggregated so that the train gets stablished well and help farmers. The freight of this train will be charged at 'p' scale. Trait theory from Devlali to Danapur ton is rupees 4001 and from Manmad to Danapur is is rupees 3849.
Target of Indian railways is to double the income of farmers by year 2022. Pakistan rail transport the vegetable, fruits, meet, fish, milk and other products which get spoilt quickly to the places where this product have huge market.