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Major achievements of N. F. Railway in Financial Year 2023-24

ByNE India Broadcast

Apr 1, 2024 #NFR

During the Financial Year 2023-24, N. F. Railway (NFR) achieved milestones in various categories including freight loading, electrification, introduction of new trains and providing better amenities for passengers.

NFR achieved best ever POL loading of 515 rakes in 2023-24. Facilitating ease of doing business, NFR achieved an impressive growth of 32% over target in Maize loading during 2023-24. Fulfilling social duties even in most difficult times – NFR offered remarkable service to the people of Manipur during law-and-order situation by transporting essential commodities in 139 wagons to Khongsang in Manipur. NFR’s relentless efforts resulted in carrying more tonnage inspite of limited line capacity. A whopping number of 453 Bogie Covered Wagons (BCNHL) rakes released in just 3 months over NFR. NFR improved system efficiency through proactive step of starting Closed Circuit rakes examination of BCNHL rakes at New Guwahati reducing movement of invalid empty rakes. As a result of NFR’s continuous efforts, highest ever inward traffic of 35.30 million tonnes was achieved during FY 2023-24 which recorded a growth of 6.9% as compared to previous financial year.

NFR is rapidly progressing to accomplish 100% Electrification across the zone. For that, 921.62 Route Kilometer & 1279.74 Track Kilometer has been electrified during 2023-24. Cumulative 2583 Route Kilometer & 4485 Track Kilometer Electrification over NFR completed which is 61% of its total Kilometer.

NFR is committed to provide better services to public in quantity and quality. For that, NFR had introduced eleven new trains in 2023-24. To provide better travel experience, eleven conventional trains were converted to modern Linke Hofmann Busch rakes. On public demand, 34 pairs of Mail Express & Passenger trains were provided additional stoppages at 35 nos. of stations by NFR in 2023-24. Also, 151 nos. of coaches were permanently augmented in 25 pairs (62 rakes) of Mail Express trains to create additional berths for the waiting listed passengers.

For crossing of passenger/pedestrian, during 2023-24, 10 Foot Over Bridge’s were constructed over NFR. Also, to provide ease of movement for Divyangjans, aged and children on railway platforms, 04 Lifts and 04 Escalators were commissioned in 2023-24.

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