Spl trains from Vij keep supply chain intact

Vijayawada: The Vijayawada railway division has transported 1,169.8 tonnes of essential commodities through special parcel trains during the lockdown. According to an official press release, out of these essential supplies, 20.79 tonnes included essential medicines to various stations.
“The country is in an unprecedented lockdown due the outbreak of Covid-19. However, to keep the supply chain in place, Vijayawada division is focusing in transportation of all essential commodities through timetabled special parcel trains,” the press release read.
The essential commodities mainly included lime, iced fish, eggs, ghee tins, mangoes and perishables.
Officials supplies are being transported to stations from Vijayawada to Rajahmundry, Eluru, Gudur, Nellore and Anakapalle stations in the division till date.
Outside the state, around 598 tonnes of fish and dry fish were transported to Howrah, Guwahati and other stations from the division.
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