N. F. Railway is continuously registering a steady growth in freight unloading. During April to August of current financial year 5833 freight carrying rakes were unloaded. This is an increase of 10.49% in comparison to the corresponding period of last year. 1230 freight carrying rakes unloaded during the month ofAugust, 2022. This is an increase of about 20.70% as compared to corresponding period of last year.
N. F. Railway has transported goods like FCI rice, sugar, salt, edible oil, food grains, fertilizer, cement, coal, vegetables, auto, tank, container and other items during the month and unloaded them in different goods sheds within its jurisdiction.
During August, 2022, 631 rakes of freight carrying trains were unloaded in Assam out of which 344 were loaded with essential commodities. 160 rakes in Tripura, 31 rakes in Nagaland, 7 rakes in Manipur, 8 rakes in Arunachal Pradesh and 6 rakes in Mizoram were unloaded during the month. Moreover, 211 freight rakes in West Bengal and 176 freight rakes in Bihar were also unloaded during the month within the jurisdiction of N. F. Railway.
Improved terminal handling facility and improvement in mobility due to enhanced maintenance efforts & continuous monitoring at all level resulted in reduction in turnaround time and increased unloading.