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Port Railway
 

The Port of Mumbai owns and operates its own Railway which is connected to broad-gauge mainlines of Central and Western Railway through its interchange yard at Wadala. The Port Railway runs about 10 kms. of a straight route between Indira Dock and Wadala and has a net work of tracks of about 55 kms.  

 

Port Railway provides rail connectivity to the hinterland of country for exim cargo and has rail sidings for loading / unloading in the Docks area and also in outline area. The railway owns its fleet of 5 direct locomotives and has facilities for handling coal, agro-products like oil cake, sugar, maize, rice, etc. iron and steel and ICD containers.

 

The Docks and outlying areas are serviced by a network of railway owned by MbPT. The railway is broad gauge and admeasures about 55 track kilometers. This network is connected to Central and Western Railways at its interchange yard at Wadala. For handling ICD traffic, a fully-fledged RCD has been set up at Cotton Depot with facilities for reception, stacking etc. of containers. It can handle two trains of 45 wagons with double dispatch facilities.

   



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