During the recently concluded financial year 2018-19, the operating performance of N.F. Railway showed significant improvement in most parameters in regards to passenger and goods operation segments. The achievements are given below in short:
Ø5 long distance trains running with conventional ICF model rakes have been replaced with more passenger friendly LHB model rakes. These are 22501 / 22502 New Tinsukia – Bangalore - New Tinsukia Express, 15621 / 15622 Kamakhya – Anand Vihar Express, 15619 / 15620 Kamakhya – Gaya Express, 12523 / 12524 New Jalpaiguri – New Delhi Express, 12505 / 12506 Northeast Express. With this a total of 7 rakes have been converted to LHB.
Ø7 new trains were introduced.
ØTerminals of two long distance trains have been changed for better maintenance.
Ø302 numbers coaches added during the period to clear rush of passenger.
ØJourney of 7 trains were extended to fulfil demand of passenger.
ØFrequency of 1 train was increased.
Ø24 new stoppages of various trains were provided at various stations.
In the Goods sector also, the overall performance showed marked improvement over last year. Some of them are given below:
ØThe average speed of Goods carrying trains increased by 4.7% over last year.
ØNew loading / un-loading terminals for Goods trains were opened at Bokajan, Digboi, Tetelia and Sorbhog stations during the year for ease of customers.
ØLoading of Gypsum increased by 21.4 % over last year.
ØLoading of Dolomite increased by 13.8 % over last year.
ØLoading of Fertiliser increased by 13.2 % over last year.
ØLoading of Container increased by 7.2 % over last year.
ØLoading of POL increased by 2.7 % over last year.