Screen Reader Access Skip to Main Content Font Size   Increase Font size Normal Font Decrease Font size
Indian Railway main logo
Search :
Find us on Facebook   Find us on Twitter Find us on Youtube View Content in Hindi
National Emblem of India

About Us

IR Personnel

News & Recruitment

Tenders & Notices

Vendor Information

Public Services

Contact Us

IGOT- Training Videos from IGOT
Important updates from MoHFW
GM In Press Media
News & Announcements
Press Releases
Engagement of Act Apprentice under Apprentice Act 1961 for the year 2017-18
Re-engagement of Retired Employee/Officers
Railway College Tundla
EOI Medial Kanpur
Provisional allotment of divisions to the Technicians of CEN No 01/2018
Division Allotment for RRB/RRC panel
Walk-in-Interview for Doctors o­n 28.04.2020
Recruitment of Constable (Band) in RPF
Asst Loco Pilot Div Allotment
Recruitment against Sports Quota 2016-17
Allotment of Divn to RRB Selectes Candidate
Recruitment by RRC
Engagements of doctors on contract basis (CMP)
General Departmental Competitive Examination(GDCE)
Rajbhasha Library
Rail Sangam
Public Information Regarding Train Accident
Train Accidents Inquiry Reports
Bookmark Mail this page Print this page
Even in these difficult times North Central Railway maintains its “Hallmark Mobility” of freight and parcel trains

North Central Railway


Public Relations


No. 11PR/04/2020Press ReleaseDate: 23.04.20

Even in these difficult times North Central Railway maintains its “Hallmark Mobility” of freight and parcel trains

North Central Railway is known for excellent mobility of trains o­n its territory and carry more than 10 % of total IR traffic with just 5% of its assets while running maximum number of trains with speed of 130 kmph or above and also trains with highest average speed. Amidst o­ngoing lockdown passenger services are completely suspended yet, North Central Railway is not o­nly maintaining its unparalleled mobility but it is also upscaling punctuality of parcel trains and average speeds of goods trains.This wasn’t an easy task as owing to lockdown, staff concentration had to be reduced to maintain social distancing and availability of materials to sustain operation & maintenance was also a challenge. However with meticulous planning, mechanised &automatic health monitoring of assets, change in maintenance strategy to give condition based inputs and above all exemplary dedication of Railway men, North Central Railway could ensure that all fixed and moving assets are maintained in top class. Recording of track parameters and dedicated inputs based o­n track parameter data ensured that speed in all sections of NCR remained at its normal level despite working with minimal staff deployment.Similarly in other fields like signalling, overhead electrical equipment and Rolling stock,inputs from various mechanised system were used to give dedicated maintenance inputs to maintain safety and optimum serviceability of these assets with less manpower. This maintenance with impeccable operations and running of train ensured that NCR maintained its “Hallmark Mobility” in these difficult times which is reflected in following performance of North Central Railway during lockdown .

·At present about 200 frieght trains are operating per day o­n NCR with average speed of 47.06 Kmph. With more than100% improvement in average speed from level of 23 Kmph before lockdown,NCR tops the list of all zonal Railways in terms of average speed improvement.

·NCR has crossed half a million tonne loading mark in freight trains with total loading of 5.38 Lakh tonnes during lockdown period till 22.04.20 including 80000 tonnes food grains , 80000 tonnes container cargo of essential goods ,20000 tonnes fertilizer and 3.4 Lakh tonnes petroleum products .

·210 timetabled trains were run in April till 22.04.20 and181 of these run o­n scheduled time with excellent overall punctualityof 86.2 %. With whooping average speed of 70 Kmph + ,NCR during the lockdown period has carried parcel close to 120 tonnes withmedicines ,medical equipment , masks etc. alone weighing 76 tonnes.

·22 Long Haul Train i.e. two freight trains coupled and ran together were also operated o­n NCR territory during April thus increasing throughput of goods.

  Admin Login | Site Map | Contact Us | RTI | Disclaimer | Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy Valid CSS! Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict

© 2016  All Rights Reserved.

This is the Portal of Indian Railways, developed with an objective to enable a single window access to information and services being provided by the various Indian Railways entities. The content in this Portal is the result of a collaborative effort of various Indian Railways Entities and Departments Maintained by CRIS, Ministry of Railways, Government of India.