Indian Railways introduces first dwarf container service

Indian Railways has introduced Double Stack Dwarf Container Services. This freight train was flagged off on 7th July 2018 from Western Railway’s Rajkot railway station on its maiden commercial run. This train was booked from the Reliance Rail Siding at Kanalus to Rewari in the state of Haryana; it was loaded with 82 containers Polypropylene Granules. Due to this Double Stacked Dwarf Container service, Indian Railways has received increased revenue of Rs. 18.50 lakhs. The Double Stacked Container is 6 ft 4 inches in height and can run on electrified tracks. Despite being smaller in size, the dwarf containers can hold a capacity of 30,500 kgs.

  • Indian Railways introduces first dwarf container service.
  • This freight train was flagged off on 7th July 2018 from Western Railway’s Rajkot railway station on its maiden commercial run.
  • This train was booked from the Reliance Rail Siding at Kanalus to Rewari in the state of Haryana.
  • This Double Stacked Dwarf Container service, Indian Railways has received increased revenue of Rs. 18.50 lakhs
  • The dwarf containers can hold a capacity of 30,500 kgs.download our android app