New ICD terminal in Faridabad
The third offering of Gateway Rail, the international cargo terminal is designed to cater to the EXIM and domestic needs of the Delhi trade circle, which includes Haryana, Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh.
Anew Inland Container Depot (ICD) terminal has been commissioned by Gateway Rail Freight, the rail logistics wing of Gateway Distriparks Private. The new ICD terminal is located in Faridabad and offers rail and road transportation solutions with a fleet of 21 trains and over 250 tractor trailers.
The cargo terminal will cater to the needs of EXIM and domestic clientele based in Delhi, Haryana, Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh.
Prem Kishan Gupta, Chairman and Managing Director, GatewayRail Freight Ltd (GRFL) said, “This is the third offering of GatewayRail to the manufacturing and trading community of North India. We will provide storage, customs clearance and rail transportation services for international cargo between national capital region and the west coast maritime ports of JN Port, Mundra and Pipavav.”
GatewayRail is one of the 11 private container train operators in the country which have been granted permission to operate container trains over entire Indian Railways network.
“In line with our principle of providing wholesome service to the trade, we will offer road transportation for door pick-up and delivery of cargo. We have built a separate warehouse for consolidation (CONSOL) business and will also provide value added services like Garment on Hangers (GOH) and refrigerated cargo transportation (Reefer) services,” Gupta added.
GatewayRail provides storage, warehousing and customs clearance service for containerised international and domestic cargo through its Inland Container Depots (ICD) based at Garhi Harsaru (Gurgaon), Sanehwal in Ludhiana and Faridabad.
It also operates a private freight terminal at Kalamboli in Navi Mumbai.