RATIONALIZATION OF LUMPSUM RATES FOR MERRYGOROUND (MGR) SYSTEM
Ø In order to provide an economical and reliable alternative short lead traffic, a revise scheme with rationalized lumpsum ratesfor Merry-Go-Round has been formulated.
CONDITIONS : –
Ø The MGR Terminals at both ends shall be privately owned.
Ø Rail track between the two terminals will be provided by the customer.
Ø Railways willprovide locos, wagons, brake-vans and other rolling stock as per requirement for running of the rakes under MGR system.
Ø Terminals at both ends will operate round the clock.
Ø Lumpsum rates charged under the MGR System would depend upon the number of rakes loaded per day and the lead of traffic.
BENEFITS : –
Ø For 18 km lead, the revised MGR rates would be around Rs.47 per ton (BOXN wagons) for 2-3 trips per day as compared to road rates of Rs. 72 per ton for the same lead.
Ø Singareni Collieries Ltd. had committed to give around 3-4 million tonnes of additional traffic with the rationalized rates in the next financial year.
Ø The rationalized rates shall come into force from 01.04.2016.