PK Rath, CMD, RINL-VSP flagged off the first Rail dispatch of a full rake of 43 wagons comprising approximately 2500 tons of various products of Vizag Steel on Saturday (12-10-2019) at the Central Dispatch Yard (CDY), a unique project, built at a cost of Rs 320 crores in a sprawling 200 acres inside the plant premises. The state of the art project facilitates improvement in logistics and smooth dispatch of VSP products through road and rail to various customers and marketing stockyards of RINL spread across the country from a single location. With this, VSP achieved yet another milestone in logistics improvement by loading full Rake at single point.
Rath said that logistics play a vital role in strengthening the marketing network of RINL as the volumes increased due to completion of expansion and modernization of the plant. He said that it is a dream project of RINL and congratulated the Projects wing, Railways and the agencies involved and Commercial wing for early completion of the project. The new Yard would facilitate improvement in logistics in a smooth manner at a single location with rake retention time coming down significantly.
The Yard is equipped with state of the art facilities like Unloading area, Stacking area, Traffic and Marketing building, 4 numbers of static rail weigh bridges and road weigh bridges and signaling systems, loading and dispatch yard with loading platforms with track length of 3.76 kms.