Indian Rail’s capacity parcel vans
The newly introduced high capacity vans can be attached to passenger carrying trains subject to availability of room in train and operational feasibility. To meet the demand of full vehicle load perishable traffic and the challenges being faced in transporting perishable goods, Indian Railways has developed High Capacity Parcel Vans (VPs) with a capacity of 23 tonnes. To facilitate transportation of milk through Rail, specially designed high capacity milk tankers having capacity of 44.66 KL are run as special trains. At present three milk tanker trains are being run of which two trains are run by Gujarat Corporative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMFL) from Palanpur to Bhim Sen and other by Mother Dairy from Daund to Baraut.