GUWAHATI, March 14: NF Railway has been opening new stations for handling inward and outward goods traffic. Few more railway stations have been opened for freight traffic during February, 2023 enabling easier transportation of various goods by customers. This is expected to benefit transporters in a big way along with development of local economy, a press release said.
To improve customer interface and further augment freight transportation, Mirza station under Rangiya division has been opened for handling of inward all goods traffic except coal, POL, live stock, explosive and crane consignment.
Further, it has also been opened for handling of Parcel Cargo Express Train w.e.f. February 15. Permission for handling of inward steel pipe consignment in Harmuti station under Rangiya division has been extended for another 6 months w.e.f. February 15. Earlier, it was opened for handling of inward steel pipe consignment for a period of 6 months w.e.f. July 27.
Namrup station under Tinsukia division has been opened for handling of outward sand traffic w.e.f. February 23. Further, permission has been extended for loading of coal traffic for another period of 6 months w.e.f. February 28. Earlier, it was opened for handling of outward coal traffic on for a period of 3 months w.e.f. October 10, 2022.