Railway Board Chairman VK Yadav on Tuesday stated satellite tv for pc monitoring of trains has improved effectivity in prepare operations amid coronavirus pandemic.
“Satellite tv for pc monitoring of trains has improved effectivity in prepare operations: Round 6,500 locos (electrical and diesel) are already geared up with World Positioning System (GPS), about 6,000 locos to be geared up by December 2021,” Ministry of Railways tweeted.
Amid the pandemic, the Railways has elevated the freight loading site visitors together with the typical velocity of freight trains.
“The freight loading was 3.13 million tonnes on July 27, which is increased than final 12 months for a similar date,” the Railways acknowledged in a launch.
The common velocity of freight trains in July is 45.03 kilometre per hour which is round double compared to final 12 months for a similar month (23.22 kmph).
Earlier within the day, Union Minister Piyush Goyal had stated that Railways is making strides in the direction of enhanced freight transportation.
“In pursuance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s initiatives to make Railways “Progress Engine of Indian Economic system”, Indian Railways turns into synonymous to immediate, environment friendly and economical freight transportation in India,” the Railways Minister tweeted.
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