IR launches Rail Post Gati Shakti Express Cargo Service with India Post

IR and India Post launched the Rail Post Gati Shakti Express Cargo Ser­vice, a joint parcel product of the railways and India Post, on February 16, 2023. It is an initiative that aims to provide seamless logistics for the service sector in the country. This follows the budget announcement of 2022-23. It is currently operating on four origin routes, namely, Delhi to Kolkata, Bengaluru to Guwahati, Surat to Muzaffarpur and Hyderabad to HazratNizamuddin. In the first phase, a total of 15 origin destinations are planned to be covered.