Under the Ro-Ro service of the railways, instead of carrying goods in wagons, freight trucks and other vehicles are transported. They are flown to a certain place from where the driver of the vehicle concerned takes them to the destination.
Railway Public Sector DFCCIL has issued a tender for starting ‘roll-off, roll-on (RO-RO) service for goods trains between Palanpur in Gujarat and Rewari in Haryana on separate western corridors. Invited to join. Under the Ro-Ro service of the railways, instead of carrying goods in wagons, freight trucks and other vehicles are transported. They are flown to a certain place from where the driver of the vehicle concerned takes them to the destination.
The Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India (DFCCIL) issued a request proposal on 16 February. It states that the winning bidder will have the right to carry trucks loaded with goods on the 714 km route for one year.
One trip will earn 9 lakh rupees
According to the document, it will involve movement of 900 rounds in a separate corridor for goods trains in the western region with 45 trucks loaded with goods. It states that the base value of the contract is Rs 81 crore. It is based on the assessment that each trip will earn 9 lakh rupees.
The reduction in carbon emissions from RO-RO service will reduce congestion of 66,000 diesel-driven trucks that pass through Delhi and its surrounding areas every day on their way to Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.
Diesel will be saved
Officials said that this arrangement is beneficial for truck operators. Transportation of goods will be safe and fast. Also diesel and man hours will be saved. This will also reduce pollution levels. This service was started by the then Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu in 2017. However, it was not successful due to technical reasons.
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