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Government of India
Ministry of Railways
12 FEB 2021 4:29PM by PIB Delhi
Kisan Rail Services

Under the Kisan Rail Project, Railways have so far operated Kisan Rail services on the following routes:

  1. Devlali/Sangola (Maharashtra) to Danapur/Muzaffarpur (Bihar)
  2. Anantpur (Andhra Pradesh) to Adarsh Nagar (Delhi)
  3. Yeshwantpur (Karnataka) to Hazrat Nizamuddin (Delhi)
  4. Warud/Nagpur (Maharashtra) to Adarsh Nagar (Delhi)
  5. Chhindwara (Madhya Pradesh) to Howrah (West Bengal)
  6. Sangola (Maharashtra) to Howrah (West Bengal)
  7. Sangola (Maharashtra) to Shalimar (West Bengal)
  8. Indore (Madhya Pradesh) to New Guwahati (Assam)
  9. Ratlam (Madhya Pradesh) to New Guwahati (Assam)
  10. Indore (Madhya Pradesh) to Agartala (Tripura)
  11. Jalandhar (Punjab) to Jirania (Tripura)
  12. Nagarsol (Maharashtra) to New Guwahati (Assam)
  13. Nagarsol (Maharashtra) to Chitpur (West Bengal)
  14. Nagarsol (Maharashtra) to New Jalpaiguri (West Bengal)
  15. Nagarsol (Maharashtra) to Naugachia (Bihar)
  16. Nagarsol (Maharashtra) to Fatuha (Bihar)   
  17. Nagarsol (Maharashtra) to  Baihata (Assam)
  18. Nagarsol (Maharashtra) to Malda Town (West Bengal)
  19. Dahanu Road (Maharashtra) to Adarsh Nagar (Delhi)
  20. Tarkeshwar (West Bengal) to Dimapur (Nagaland)
  21. Nagarsol (Maharashtra) to Agartala (Tripura)
  22. Dhoraji (Gujarat) to New Guwahati (Assam)
  23. Nagarsol (Maharashtra) to Dhupguri (West Bengal); and
  24. Nagarsol (Maharashtra) to Gour Malda (West Bengal)


Since the launch of first Kisan Rail service on 7th August 2020 and upto 5th February 2021, Indian Railways have operated 208 Kisan Rail services, transporting approximately sixty-eight thousand tonnes of perishables including fruits and vegetables. 

However, in order to facilitate storage of perishables, temperature controlled Perishable Cargo Centres have been established at Nashik, Singur, New Azadpur, Raja Ka Talab/Varanasi, Ghazipur and Fatuha. In addition, cold storage Reefer Park has been developed at Inland Container Depot, Dadri and a cold storage facility has been established at Rai, Sonipat. 

This information was given by the Minister of Railways, Commerce & Industry and Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Shri Piyush Goyal in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.