Newly developed Milk coaches by Indian rail to carry 12% more milk

Pashu Sandesh, 27th May 2020

It is raining innovation at Indian Railways backyard. After developing low-cost ventilators and the modified railway coaches as the COVID isolation wards Indian Railway has developed new milk tank van coaches capable of carrying 12% more milk. This would enable quick transportation of the perishable commodity. According to the Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, the newly developed Rail Milk Tank Van has a carrying capacity of 44,660 litres of milk, which is almost 12 per cent more than the earlier van. It has been indigenously manufactured to run at speeds of up to 110 km per hour and has a special stainless steel interior. The new Rail Milk Tank will facilitate safe, economic as well as quick transportation of milk, the minister said in his tweet.

Indian Railways during these torrid times of Corona pandemic has ensured the smooth transportation of the essential commodities by running goods trains 24x7 and recently also handling the flux of resident labourers across the nation. Railways also manufactured 1.2 lakh coveralls of PPEs, 1.4 lakh litres sanitizer, 20 lakhs reusable face mask/covers and developed PPEs in its workshops.