Gateway Rail Freight – a subsidiary of Gateway Distriparks – has added one more Inland Container Depot (ICD) to its network. On 26th of July, the company formally unveiled operations at Viramgam near Ahmedabad. The inauguration was marked by flagging off the first export train service from Viramgam carrying export containers of Honda Motorcycle and Scooters India Ltd (HMSI).
Sachin Bhanushali, Director and CEO, GatewayRail said, “We are committed to offering a reliable rail transportation service for imports and exports from our Viramgam ICD which would make a fundamental difference in the Intermodal service for Gujarat trade.”
Gateway Rail is a leading private ICD and Intermodal Rail operator with ICDs at Gurugram & Faridabad in Haryana and Ludhiana in Punjab. It operates 30 BLC class trains to provide a daily service between these ICDs and the western ports of Nhava Sheva, Mundra and Pipavav. It also offers optional road transport service from these ICDs to provide an integrated intermodal solution for the international trade in NCR and Punjab and will now offer similar service from the newly inaugurated ICD at Viramgam to the international trade of newly developing industrial belt of Sanand- Mehsana- Bechraji of Ahmedabad.