For Ajmer, a major container depot of Northern Railways has started functioning at Khemli station, between Chittorgarh and Udaipur.
This is the first such depot in Ajmer division of of North West Railways (NWR). The depot, which was included in Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu’s Mission 100, was completed in seven months.
The Rs 33.54-crore facility will also help to develop the handicraft industry in this region.
The container depot has an area of about 15 acres for storing marble and other goods for transport to different parts of the country
The Ajmer railway division provided the land to the Container Corporation of India Ltd (CONCOR) which completed the project in about seven months.