Railways launch 2 long haul freight trains 'Trishul', 'Garuda'

Railways launch 2 long haul freight trains 'Trishul', 'Garuda'

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Category : National Published on: October 12 2021

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  • For the first time, Indian Railways successfully operated two long-distance freight trains, "Trishul" and "Garuda," on South Central Railway.
  • Long haul trains are twice or more than twice as long as standard freight trains.
  • This train ran from Vijayawada division's Kondapalli station to East Coast Railway's Khurda division (ECR).
  • SCR is one of Indian Railways' five major freight loading railways.

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About SCR

  • SCR: South Central Railway
  • Headquarters: Secunderabad
  • Divisions: 6
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