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Indian Railways to resume levying surcharge during busy season from Oct 1

The surcharge will be levied on transportation of all commodities barring coal and coke, containers and automobiles moved in certain wagons

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After a hiatus of three years, the Indian Railways will resume the busy season surcharge on goods traffic this time. Indian Railways is going to levy a surcharge of 15 per cent on all goods traffic from October 1, according to a Railway Board order, reported The Economic Times on Wednesday.

The surcharge will be levied on transportation of all commodities barring coal and coke, containers and automobiles moved in certain wagons, reported ET.

This move is expected to directing result in the rate hike of moving fertiliser, cement, and food grains on the Indian Railways network from next month.

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First Published: Sep 28 2022 | 12:11 PM IST

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