Indian Railways transporting FMCG is good. But it has on-ground challenges to address
24 Mar 2022
Over four decades, the railways has made impressive gains in freight volumes, emphasising the movement of bulk commodities across long distances, while the share of non-bulk traffic is merely a portion. The National Rail Plan 2020 has indicated different scenarios of traffic share that the railways could be handling by 2051, estimating a significant increase in the share of balance (other goods) and Export-Import container traffic, while a decline in the share of other bulk commodities, especially coal.