The CMA CGM Group, a
world leader in shipping and logistics, announced the launch of CMA CGM –
GatewayRail PYTHON Train Service on February 1st, 2021 on Western Dedicated
Freight Corridor (WDFC) from New Kishangarh Junction, Rajasthan.
The two Double stack
‘Ship to Rail’ dedicated trains, one leaving from Mundra and the other from
Pipavav, were clubbed at New Kishangarh Junction for the onward journey on the
WDFC to New Ateli Junction and were split from there for GatewayRail’s Inland Container Depot – Gurugram (GarhiHarsaru)
Train services operated in association with the Gateway Rail
Western DFC will
benefit industries in Gurgaon, Manesar, Rewari, Neemrana industrial areas of
Haryana and Rajasthan and ensure faster rail transportation of international
cargo between the National Capital Region and Mundra, as well as Port Pipavav
ports in the state of Gujarat.
On the achievement,Mr.AtitMahajan – MD, CMA CGM India said:-
“The Python Rail service is one of the premier service and will be a game
changer in the industry. This service is being run in the dedicated freight
corridor and will significantly reduce the transit time. It will increase our
cargo capacity and will also enhance our intermodal offerings to our customers.
The Western dedicated freight corridor is one of the visionary projects of the
Government of India and it surely will boost the existing intermodal
infrastructure in the country.”
“The CMA CGM Group is
a world leader in shipping and logistics, with a strong presence in India for
over three decades. The Group employs 4,700 people in India. It connects the
country to the rest of world with 12 services making 12 calls weekly.
is proud to operate this long train formation of two trains from Mundra Port
and Pipavav Port on the Kishangarh – Ateli section of Dedicated Freight
Corridor carrying 360 containers to GatewayRail’s ICD Gurugram (GarhiHarsaru).
This is a new beginning in reliable rail transportation service connecting
ocean service to the hinterland dry ports” said SachinBhanushali, Director
& CEO, Gateway Rail Freight Ltd.
(a subsidiary of Gateway Distriparks Ltd) is India’s leading Private Intermodal
Operator which operates four rail-linked Inland Container Depots at
GarhiHarsaru, Faridabad, Ludhiana and Viramgam and a Domestic Container
Terminal in Navi Mumbai. The company operates a fleet of 31 container trains
sets and providing daily container train services from these ICD to ports
terminals at NhavaSheva, Mundra and Pipavav ports for EXIM and Domestic