The Indian Railways flagged off a 'Roll on-Roll off 'service from Nelamangala in Karnataka to Bale in Maharashtra, facilitating the seamless transportation of essential goods between the two states.
The RO RO service will transport essential commodities between agriculture mandis of Bengaluru and Solapur. It is highly beneficial for truck operators and industries.
For South Western Railway, this service is a first-of-its-kind. It has 43 open wagons and it can carry 43 or more trucks, depending on the size of the vehicles.