SECUNDERABAD: N. Madhusudhana Rao, Principal Chief Operations Manager, South Central Railway held a meeting with N. Sridhar, Chairman & Managing Director (CMD), Singareni Collieries Company Ltd (SCCL) today i.e., 5th February, 2019 at Rail Nilayam, Secunderabad. The meeting was held in anticipation of the increased production of coal by SCCL for the next two months and the cooperation of SCR to transport the incremental production.
SCCL transported coal at an average of 30 rakes (rake-full length freight train consisting of 59 wagons with an average loading capacity of 4000 Tonnes) per day during the month of September, 2018. The same was increased to 40 rakes during the month of January, 2019.
In anticipation of the increased production of coal by SCCL during the next two months, CMD/SCCL has sought the cooperation of SCR to transport an average of 45 rakes per day in February and March, 2019. N. Madhusudhana Rao assured SCCL all the cooperation in transporting higher volumes of coal. He sought SCCL to provide flexibility in choosing the destinations for the coal loaded rakes so as to improve efficiency in handling the rake movement. He also sought SCCL to expedite the line capacity works in the Godavarikhani and Goleti mines areas of the Ramagundam region for better connectivity.
Nagya, Chief Freight Traffic Manager, SCR, Shri N. Manoj, Sr.DOM/SC, Shri Allwyn, Executive Director, Coal, SCCL and Shri Antony Raja, General Manager (Strategic Planning & Marketing), SCCL were present during the meeting.