Consequent upon the impact of COVID-19, the country is passing through crisis & turmoil, the demand for essential commodities by the common people is of utmost importance.. Eastern Railway has emerged on this occasion to operate its freight train services on 24x7 basis, transporting food, pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, fertilizers, petroleum products and coal for power generating sector. Close coordination have been made among all the related departments so that un-interrupted supply of essential commodities is not halted in any way. ... more...
When the frontline workers are working hard in this hour of gloom, Eastern Railway is sincerely concerned about the health & hygiene of the frontline workers. Water, soap and sanitizer are affluently available in all working points and masks and sanitizers are distributed among the staff. For immediate and adequate supply of sanitizers and masks to the frontline staff, all the Divisions & Workshops of Eastern Railway are manufacturing masks & sanitizers by themselves for the use of the frontline staff who are playing the prime role of goods transportation in this hour of crisis & turmoil.
TOTAL UNLOADING & LOADING FIGURES AS OF 2.4.2020 ARE DETAILED AS UNDER:- TOTAL UNLOADING – 39 RAKES Coal & Mineral – 30 Rakes Container – 1 Rake Rice – 1 Rake Fertilizers – 1 Rake Wheat – 3 Rakes POL – 1 Rake Clinker – 1 Rake Cement – 1 Rake TOTAL LOADING – 31 RAKES Coal – 29 Rakes Container – 1 Rake Tar – 1 Rake
23 EMPTY RAKES were despatched to the freight operating points for loading of essential commodities.
Thorough sanitisation is done of the crew booking lobbies, Guard’s Cabs & Engines. As per guidelines, social distancing is also maintained everywhere.
In this hour of crisis, Eastern Railway family assure the common people of essential commodities for their livelihood.
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