Mumbai, 4 October, 2020: India’s first Kisan Rail on Central railway from 7.8.2020 has become a trend setter as it now runs triweekly between Devlali and Muzaffarpur. Kisan Rail also received good response and so far, carried 5,223 tonnes in 19 trips upto 2.10.2020.
Perishables like pomegranate (anar), capsicum, green chilli, ginger, lemon, iced fish are transported in Kisan Rail. Pomegranate 2,039 tonnes, mix vegetables 1,303 tonnes and other items have been transported.
A new facility to book farm produce in Kisan Rail is also introduced with the installation of POS machines at Sangola, Modlimb, Belvandi, Belapur & Kopergaon stations of Solapur Division benefiting farmers with ease of doing business & quick transaction time.