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VDI/Veldurti (2 PFs)
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Track: Construction - Single-Line Electrification

Veldurti Railway Station Rd., Bangalore-Hyderabad Highway, Veldurthi, Kurnool District, Pin- 518216
State: Andhra Pradesh

Elevation: 342 m above sea level
Zone: SCR/South Central   Division: Hyderabad

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Jul 06 2020 (19:49) For the first time Iron Ore Fines loaded by Rail from Veldurti (in Andhra Pradesh) of Hyderabad Division - Transported to M/s JSW Steel Siding, Salem (
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For the first time Iron ore fines has been loaded and transported by rail from Veldurti railway station in Kurnool district falling in Hyderabad Division to JSW steel siding, Salem in Tamil Nandu o­n 4th July, 2020. A total 45 Box N Wagons with approx weight of 2979 tonnes Iron ore fines have been loaded from Veldurti to Salem.
Veldurti in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh state is surrounded by Iron ore mines and the rail line is served by Hyderabad Division. Generally, the Iron ore fines which are treated as low rated version of Iron ore was being transported by Road to the nearest tiny iron and steel industries located in Kurnool district. Due to the marketing efforts of the Hyderabad
Division officials, now, the iron ore fines are being offered for loading by Rail and transported to M/s JSW Steel Siding, Salem in Tamil Nadu state, which is also a new destination located around 624 kms from Veldurti.
With the support being extended by Railways, the freight Customers especially the owners of iron ore mines in and around Veldurti area are showing interest to transport the iron ore fine by Rail to other Southern and Northern parts of India. Transport Iron ore and other related mineral products by Rail is economically beneficial to Consignors as compared to other modes of transport. In addition, loading by Rail is a safest, fastest means for customers including hassle free handling. Besides, Railways is the better option for transportation of products in the during the current pandemic times.
Shri Gajanan Mallya, General Manager, SCR has appreciated the efforts of Officers and staff of Hyderabad Divisions in capturing new traffic in to SCR freight basket and loading to the new destinations from the division. General Manager advised the staff and officials to promote the new schemes and concessions introduced in recent pandemic times to enhance the freight loading. He suggested the consignors offering iron ore traffic to utilise the Rail transport and assured that Railways will give full support and encouragement in all aspects.
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