Gate­way Rail Freight to set up 4th ICD

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Gate­way Rail Freight, sub­sidiary of Gate­way Distri­parks, will set up its fourth in­land con­tainer de­pot (ICD) at Vi­ramgam near Ahmed­abad in Gu­jarat. Ex­pected to be op­er­a­tional within a year, the ter­mi­nal will cater to the need of Ahmed­abad, Sanand, and Mehsana and Becharaji EXIM mar­ket by pro­vid­ing ICD ser­vices such as cus­toms clear­ance and stor­age of cargo. Prem Kis­han Gupta, Chair­man and Man­ag­ing Di­rec­tor, Gate­way Rail and Gate­way Distri­parks said, “This ter­mi­nal will be on the con­flu­ence of the two dou­ble stack routes be­tween Garhi Harsaru in Gur­gaon (Haryana) and two main ports on the west coast at Mun­dra and Pi­pavav in Gu­jarat. The ter­mi­nal with the rail­way sid­ing and con­tainer yard will be con­structed over 25 acres of land and ini­tially will have a ca­pac­ity to han­dle two trains si­mul­ta­ne­ously. It will have a ca­pac­ity to han­dle 1.50 lakh TEUs an­nu­ally.”

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