Kisan Rail - Indian Railways Special Train To Double Farmers Income

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.
smiling farmer on starting India's first kisan rail special train service

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 covers 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 a stoppage at Nasik Road, Manmad, Jalgaon, Bhusawal, Burhanpur, Khandwa, Itarsi, Jabalpur, Satna, Katni, Manikpur, Prayagraj, Chheoki, Pandit Dindayal Upadhyay Nagar, and Buxar.
Kisan Rail details explained in infographic

What is special about Kisan rail?

  • It is a special service of Indian railways for farmers.
  • The Railway minister and agriculture minister flagged off the train.
  • It will help to increase the income of farmers.
  • Kisan Rail have a refrigerated coach in it, and it has carrying capacity of 17 ton with the new design manufactured by Kapurthala Railway coach factory. All the containers in this train will be a moving fridge or, say, it is moving cold storage.
key features of kisan rail special train service

The Kisan Rail service proposed in the budget

The Kisan rail service was proposed in the last budget to start through the public-private partnership (PPP) for a 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.
first Kisan rail special train flagged off for seamless connectivity among farms, markets and consumers

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 being created and aggregated so that the train gets established 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 rupees 3849.

The target of Indian railways is to double the income of farmers by the year 2022. Pakistan rail transport the vegetable, fruits, meat, fish, milk and other products which get spoilt quickly to the places where this product have huge market.

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