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Railways look at RORO services for faster movement of trucks with essentials

NEW DELHI: For faster movement of loaded trucks, Central and South Western railways would start roll-on roll-off (RORO) services in the next few days.
Sources said while a fully loaded truck takes around 14-15 days by road to reach from Jammu to Lanyakumari, by using the RO-RO service this distance can be covered in 5-6 days.
RORO is a service where trucks and cars ride piggy-back on specially designed wagons. The first RORO service by railways was started in March 17 when 30 fully loaded truckers were transported on the flat wagons from Garhi Harsuru station in Gurugram to Muradnagar in Uttar Pradesh.
Railway officials said RORO service could prove crucial on certain routes and mRead More – Source