Railways achieves this milestone within span of 05 months
Mumbai Central Division of Western Railway has achieved a milestone of loading the 100th Textile train from Chalthan (Surat area) to Sankrail (Kharagpur Division, SER).
The first train was flagged off by Smt. Darshana Jardosh, Minister of State for Railways and Textiles from Udhna on 01.09.2021.
First Textile Express was started on 01st September, 2021
Achieving this milestone within the span of five months reflects the growing confidence of the Surat textile sector in Railways. Major destinations were Shankrail, Shalimar in South Eastern Railway and Danapur & Narayanpur in East Central Railway.
Total NMG rakes loaded from Chalthan-67 & from Udhna-33. Textile Express fetched total revenue to the tune of Rs. 10.2 Crores to Railways.
Disclaimer : This is an official press release by PIB.