Indian Railways announces Incentives for Freight Traffic during COVID pandemic till 30th September 2020
No Haulage Charge for movement of empty containers and empty flat wagons from 24.03.2020 till 30.04.2020
More Customers can register their demands and also receive Railway Receipt for goods electronically instead of having to visit the goods sheds physically, making it more convenient and speedier for customers.
In case customer does not avail electronic Receipt, they can take delivery of goods without submitting Railway Invoice (Railway Receipt) at destination point by using alternate procedure.
Minimum number of BCNHL (covered wagons used for bagged consignments like foodgrains, agricultural produce etc) required to be loaded in order to avail train load rates has been reduced from 57 to 42 wagons now, with a view to support loading of essential items.
The distance related conditions governing mini rake, two point rake etc have been relaxed to encourage industry.