Indian Railways launched Rail Post Gati Shakti Express Cargo Service.
Indian Railways has launched Rail Post Gati Shakti Express cargo service to provide seamless logistics to the service area in the country. Cargo Seva is a partnership initiative between Indian Railways and India Post.
India Post will pick up the consignment at the customer’s doorstep and deliver it to the railway station. Thereafter, at the destination railway station, India Post will deliver the consignment to the doorstep of the destination address.
Key features of this initiative include door step pickup and delivery, time tabled train service, safe transmission, affordable tariffs, single point of contact and mobile application.
This is in compliance with the Budget Announcement for the financial year 2022-23. It has started, on four sectors – Delhi to Kolkata; Bangalore to Guwahati, Surat to Muzaffarpur & Hyderabad to Hazrat Nizamuddin. However, a total of 15 sectors (mentioned at Annexure-A) have been planned to be covered in the first phase.