Indian Railways correctly finished a tribulation run of double stacked dwarf box teach from Mehsana, 599 km from Mumbai to the country’s top-ratede box port on west coast-JNPT on Wednesday, a declaration through JNPT stated.
This turned into the primary time that the teach with 5 wagons of double stacked dwarf bins arrived at JNPT port, which bills for round fifty two percentage of India’s general containerised shipment extent throughout the predominant ports withinside the country.
In 2018, those trains had been first operated on trial foundation at different places in Asia’s 0.33 biggest economy.
The dwarf bins offer sixty seven percentage boom in extent while double-stacked and may deliver a weight of seventy one lots, in opposition to forty lots through a everyday box.
Indian Railways has additionally given 17 percentage bargain on haulage fee for double stack dwarf box trains as compared to double stack everyday box trains coupled with extra extent benefit, the declaration stated.
Terming the idea of dwarf box as a sport changer, JNPT stated that it turned into withinside the manner of finalizing an operator for dwarf box depot to de-stuff and re-stuff export import bins.