The Container Corporation of India (Concor) will start on a trial basis rail facility for cargo movement to Vallarpadam in Kerala from its Inland Container Depot at Irugur.

The Deputy General Manager of Concor at Irugur N. Rajaram toldThe Hinduhere on Friday that the weekly service would commence next week and would be operated on Wednesdays. About 40 flats with a capacity to carry 80 TEUs (Twenty Equivalent Units) would be available for those who wanted to move export cargo from this region to the Vallarpadam Port.

The Custom House and Steamer Agents' Association of Coimbatore welcomed the decision and had assured 40 TEUs every week.

To commence

next week