Secunderabad: Ravindra Gupta, General Manager, South Central Railway flagged off a new container train circuit between Hyderabad and Chennai Port at Container Terminal Siding, Thimmapur on 14th June, 2016. This train will run as a weekly train to facilitate the movement of export containers and import container traffic between Hyderabad and Chennai Port.
This train service would cater the needs of industry and market of Hyderabad and adjoining Districts like Mahbubnagar, Rangareddy, Medak, Warangal, Nalgonda and also Guntur. Industrial export commodities like bulk drug pharma, Engineering / Electronic goods, Automobile, Textile, processed Foods etc. On domestic front, sufficient cargo of commodities like Granite, Food Items, Raw Materials, and Chemicals is expected to generate in the circuit. Industrial export commodities such as bulk drugs and pharmaceuticals, engineering and electronic goods, automobile, textiles, processed food among other goods are expected to generate cargo for this service.
N. Madhusudana Rao, Chief Operations Manager, SCR, Aruna Singh, Divisional Railway Manager, Hyderabad Division and K.Satyanathan, Managing Director, Distribution Logistics Infrastructure Pvt Ltd. were also present on the occasion.