Dimapur, April 28: Northeast Frontier Railway will be operating Parcel Express trains as per fixed Time Table timings towards Dibrugarh from Guwahati on April 29 and from Dibrugarh to Guwahati on April 30 to ensure transportation of essential goods in small quantity in the wake of COVID-19 to various parts of Assam.
Parcel express train towards Dibrugarh will leave from Guwahati at 09-20 am on April 29 with adequate stoppage time at Jagiroad, Chaparmukh, Hojai, Lumding Jn, Diphu, Dimapur, Sarupathar, Furkating Jn, Mariani Jn, Simaluguri Jn, Duliajan & New Tinsukia stations during its journey for loading / un-loading of items. During return journey, this special parcel train will start from Dibrugarh at 9-20 a.m. on April 30 with stoppages at all nominated stations for loading / unloading of materials.
For parcel booking in these trains, interested traders / customers including Govt. agencies/dept may contact the respective Station Manager or any of the following officials for more details:-
Sr. Divisional Commercial Manager / Lumding (mob-9957553950), Sr. Divisional Commercial Manager / Tinsukia (mob-9957555950), Asst. Commercial Manager / Guwahati (mob-9957553954), Asst. Commercial Manager / Tinsukia (mob-9957555952), Commercial Control / Tinsukia (mob -9957555984). These parcel train service can also be availed by anybody who is in need of sending consignments to different places by calling a centralized helpline number 138.
It may be mentioned here that earlier also NFR ran many parcel trains which carried essential goods and medical items to various parts of N.E. Regions. Northeast Frontier Railway has so far run more than 90 trips of Parcel Special Trains carrying materials like Milk & Milk products under various brands like Amul Taza etc., Medicine, Protective Masks, PPEs (Personal Protection Equipment), Sanitizers, various products of Nestle like Maggie noodles, baby foods etc. These trains were run like normal passenger trains with fixed departure/arrival time and date. Various e-commerce portals like Amazon and Central Governments like India Post Service has also availed this service to book their consignment to places like Kolkata and New Delhi. (Page News Service)