New Delhi. The movement of milk through ‘Doodh Duronto’ special trains from Renigunta in Andhra Pradesh to the national capital has crossed the 100 million liter mark. The Ministry of Railways said in a release on Tuesday that from the date of commencement on March 26, 2020, these special trains were operated by South Central Railway uninterrupted and so far carried 2,502 milk tankers through 443 journeys. has gone.
According to the release, the transportation of milk by rail from Renigunta to New Delhi has been very important and important to meet the essential needs of the nation. Before COVID-19, milk tankers were being linked with weekly superfast trains to meet the milk needs of the people. In order to fulfill the reason when the lockdown was imposed in the country in and around New Delhi, the South Central Railway (SCR) zone introduced this unique concept.
S.R. operated ‘Doodh Duronto’ special trains exclusively by connecting milk tankers. South Central Railway is operating these trains similar to Mail Express trains and covering a distance of 2,300 kms from Renigunta to Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station in New Delhi within a reasonable time of 30 hours. The special is run with six milk tankers, each with a capacity of 40,000 litres, totaling 2.40 lakh liters of milk per train. So far, 2,502 milk tankers have been operated in 443 trips of these special trains, transporting more than 100 million liters of milk, the release said.