Gujarat ports Mundra and Pipava corner cargo containers volumes from Haryana region

2020-11-24 17:17:58 Indian Ports News

The Container Corporation of India (CONCOR) flagged off the first container train for ICD Barhi near Sonepet in Haryana to the Gaujarat port Mundra on November 20, 2020 with 90 containers.

CONCOR has already moved trains with 90 containers from the Haryana Inland container depote at Barhi to another Gujarat port  Pipavav.  Through CONCOR"s transhipment hub at Khatuwas near Rewari, it moves double-stack container trains consolidating containers from various ICDs to Mundra and Pipavav ports and vice versa.

Situated in the Sonepat District of Haryana, this ICD caters to the industrial catchment areas of Delhi (30 km), Jajhar, Rohtak, Jind, Kaithal, Saharanpur Mujjafarnagar, etc. Barhi has direct connectivity to NH-44 (GT Road) through a 60-metre wide road and connects with KMP Express Highway at 25 km near Rai Industrial Area node.

New ICD Barhi open for all kinds of import and export and domestic containerised rail movement

A CONCOR spokesperson said that the new ICD Barhi, spread over 61 acres, is open for all kinds of import and export as well as domestic containerised rail movement. The terminal is also notified as a PFT under the Railways’ PFT policy and has two full-length sidings to accommodate container trains as well as railway rakes for break-bulk traffic. The ICD has regular connectivity with Mundra and Pipavav ports.

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