Waltair Division reaches record levels despite pandemic

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The Waltair Division of East Coast Railway (ECoR) posted an original cargo profit of 811.61 crore for the last month of this fiscal year, compared to an original profit of 753.53 crore for the last month of the 2019-20 period, which grew by 7, 71% scored. despite the COVID-19 situation.

During the 2020-21 fiscal year, the Waltair Division performed well with a result of Rs. 7272.88 crore by transporting 61.13 million tons of freight with an average of 2,750 wagons per day. On the last day, the division maintained the dynamics of the highest load ever with 81 rakes.

Chetan Kumar Shrivastava, Head of the Railway Division, paid tribute to the Waltair team for having achieved the feat despite the pandemic. He congratulated the staff and said that in cargo mode, the cargo loading for the month of March 2021 exceeded the loading and the result of the previous year for the same period.

He also recalled that a number of concessions and incentives had been given to make rail freight transport very attractive. The establishment of a business development unit gave domestic parcels and freight additional momentum.

The speed of freight trains has also increased significantly in the existing network. The relentless efforts continued to use the COVID-19 pandemic as an opportunity to improve overall efficiency and performance.

The operations department, led by KVSRK Kishore, Senior Divisional Operations Manager, presented employees with memorabilia for their efforts during the pandemic.

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