West Bengal: Railway and Customs officials inspect Gede railway station | Kolkata News


KOLKATA: Sealdah divisional railway manager (DRM) Deepak Nigam and commissioner of Customes inspected the border railway station in Gede on Wednesday facilitate faster movement of cargo and passengers trains across the border.
The officers conducted a joint inspection of the facilities available at the Customs checking point at railway station on April 5.
It is well-known that, apart from handling two India-Bangladesh passenger trains, the Sealdah division is dealing with export-import freight traffic with Bangladesh. At present, the traffic entering Bangladesh is being examined by Customs at Ranaghat Railway Station which takes more time for the dispatch of those rakes towards Bangladesh through Gede.
The purpose of the joint inspection headed by Deepak Nigam was to make proper planning for providing necessary facilities at the Customs examination point at Gede, which will help Indian Railways for direct dispatch of freight rakes towards Bangladesh and save the detention of rolling stock.


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