After launching a time-tabled container freight train, the Ministry of Railways has launched a time-tabled freight train for the auto sector on the Delhi-Bengaluru route. During year 2015-16, Indian Railways (IR) has loaded 708 rakes carrying 2,35,907 units of four-wheelers/three-wheelers/two-wheelers. IR’s present rail share in the automobile transportation is only about 3 per cent. Railways has also opened up good-sheds for container train operators, subject to certain conditions.
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