Close on heels of a container train – that originated from Majerhat-based Container Corporation of India Ltd. (CONCOR) terminal in West Bengal, carrying 50 containers, loaded with fabrics (meant for the readymade garment sector of Bangladesh) and other consumer products, reaching Benapole, another container train from India would make its way to Bangladesh soon.
This time, the train carrying denim fabrics, colours and dyes from the Indian state of Gujarat is slated to make a journey to Bangladesh.
As per media reports, which cited Indian Railways’ Western Railway Zone authorities, the train would traverse a distance of around 2,110 kilometres to reach Benapole in Bangladesh.
It may be mentioned here earlier, on 13 July a parcel train carrying chilli from Andhra Pradesh made it to Bangladesh, prior to which in June, a record number of over 100 freight trains were run between the two countries carrying essential items.
Following supply chain between the two countries getting affected on account of COVID-19, several new initiatives have been taken up to maintain the supply chain unhindered.