Railway parcel reaches destination after 3.5 years

Prime News, National (New Delhi), July 27:-  In an incident that highlights the negligence of the Indian Railways, the wagon of a goods train from Andhra Pradesh’s Visakhapatnam took 3.5 years to complete its journey of 1400 km and reach its destination. The wagon was booked in the year 2014.

The arrival of the wagon took the railway officials by surprise.

The company, Indian Potash Limited, had booked the wagon (107462) having compost parcel from Visakhapatnam Port to the destination of M/s Ramchandra Gupta’s shop. However, when the wagon didn’t turn up at the destination even after several months, dozens of letters were written to the Railways. But the Railway authorities couldn’t track the wagon for 3.5 years. (MR, Inputs: Agencies).

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