BHUBANESWAR, OCT 18
East Coast Railway (ECoR) has carried 66 rakes of coal — 65 rakes of raw and 1 rake of washed coal — from Talcher Loading points to various parts of the country which is the highest ever loading in a single day from a single station. The initiative has been taken to manage power crises in different power plants of the country and to ensure uninterrupted power supply to consumers.
On Sunday, ECoR loaded 2.6 lakh tonnes of coal and dispatched to Delhi, Punjab, UP Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh from Talcher loading points.
Altogether, ECoR has loaded 181 rakes of freight on last Sunday which includes 107 rakes of coal, 31 rakes of minerals and ores, 14 rakes of iron & steel, 8 rakes of container and 21 rakes of other freight from its jurisdiction.
Congratulating the employees involved in the record loading job on Sunday, ECoR General Manager Vidya Bhushan urged them to continue efforts for the betterment of the country.