First electric loco-hauled freight train chugs off from Panambur

12:59 PM Apr 12, 2021 | Team Udayavani |

Mangaluru: The first electric locomotive (AC Loco)-hauled freight train operated on the stretch on Sunday, April 11.


The goods train carrying 21 covered wagons, carried 1,820 tonnes of neem-coated urea from Mangaluru Chemicals and Fertilizers (MCF) left around 7.05 pm to West Hill, Kozhikode

The electrification of the Panambur Goods Yard was completed at the cost of Rs 8 Crore around five months ago. Also, it is said that the electrification of New Mangalore Port (NMPT) will be taken up next week.


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