CONCOR commences Container Train Services at Suranussi on the Ferozepur Division of NR

FEROZPUR: Container Corporation of India Ltd. (CONCOR), a Navratna PSU of Ministry of Railways and Indian Railways join hands to commence Container Train operations from Suranussi, located near Jalandhar in Firozpur Division of Northern Railway. A land license agreement was signed at Firozpur Division on 12th August, 2019 between Railways and CONCOR at a glittering ceremony graced by Sh T. P. Singh, GM (Northern Rly.), Sh. Rajesh Agrawal, DRM/Firozpur, Sh. Sanjay Swarup, Director (International Marketing & Ops.)/CONCOR, Sh. Kamal Jain, Exe. Director, CONCOR (Northern Region) and other senior officers from Railways.

This new facility shall give impetus to transportation of Domestic and EXIM cargo in containers from the catchment areas of Jalandhar, Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala and Amritsar. Earlier, this Container Rail Terminal was opened on trial basis in March 2019 during which a total of 540 TEUs (Twenty Equivalent Unit containers) in six container trains were handled, moving 12,690 Metric Ton of cargo to various parts of country on multi-modal basis by CONCOR. Sh. Sushil Kumar, Sr. Div. Engr (II), Firozpur Div. and Sh Vineet Mathur, Chief Manager-CONCOR (Ludhiana) signed the agreement on behalf of Raiways and CONCOR, respectively.

Shares of CONTAINER CORPORATION OF INDIA LTD. was last trading in BSE at Rs.472.5 as compared to the previous close of Rs. 485.8. The total number of shares traded during the day was 9748 in over 316 trades.

The stock hit an intraday high of Rs. 487.05 and intraday low of 471.6. The net turnover during the day was Rs. 4646403.