6 January 2017

TRIAL RUN OF RO-RO FROM PEN TO BOISAR VIA VASAI TO EXPLORE POSSIBILITIES AS WELL AS TO MAXIMISE FREIGHT EARNINGS






A trial run of RO-RO (Roll-on-Roll-off) was organised on 5th January 2017 from PEN to Boisar via Vasai Road station. The run was conducted to examine the feasibility as well as to explore the possibilities of maximising freight earnings. Ro-Ro will not only add to earnings but also take care of environment & decongest road traffic. The trial run was attended by Western Railway officers from various departments along with their supervisory staff. The train left Pen station at 11.10 hrs and ran via Vasai Road station to reach Boisar at 17.10 hrs. The trial run was conducted smoothly whereas other operational feasibilities such as loading/unloading and other infrastructural requirements are being looked into.






A trial run of RO-RO (Roll-on-Roll-off) was organised on 5th January 2017 from PEN to Boisar via Vasai Road station. The run was conducted to examine the feasibility as well as to explore the possibilities of maximising freight earnings. Ro-Ro will not only add to earnings but also take care of environment & decongest road traffic. The trial run was attended by Western Railway officers from various departments along with their supervisory staff. The train left Pen station at 11.10 hrs and ran via Vasai Road station to reach Boisar at 17.10 hrs. The trial run was conducted smoothly whereas other operational feasibilities such as loading/unloading and other infrastructural requirements are being looked into.

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