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Season’s First Mango Special Train Reaches Delhi

Sangeeta Soni
Sangeeta Soni
Mango Special Train
Mango Special Train

Here is a piece of information related to the King of fruits, the summer special Mango. Season’s first ‘mango special’ train arrived at Delhi’s Adarsh Nagar railway station from Andhra Pradesh’s Vizianagaram on Friday, April 16, with 200 tonnes of mangoes in 11,600 boxes. 

Vizianagaram is known to be the hub of mangoes for the transport of mangoes in the North of Andhra Pradesh.  

Tejinder Singh from Azadpur Mandi said that the Indian railways had similar services for other fruits including Chiku, Oranges, and Bananas.  

Tejinder Singh told the ANI, “the service was started with oranges and has been extended to chiku, bananas, and, mangoes. Earlier, we used to get the product from the railway yard by truck, then to our godowns from there. This is better for us.” 

As per the information from ANI, the service was started by the Waltair Division of East Coast Railway to ensure an uninterrupted supply of essential commodities.  

In the last Financial year, Waltair Division had transported 4,350 tonnes of mangoes in 20 special trains. 

Senior divisional commercial manager, A K Tripathi said, “Taking into consideration the requirement by the mango traders, Waltair Division will run special parcel train services. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic situation, Waltair Division is making all efforts to continue the supply chain of essential commodities.  

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