Dankuni is a fast growing industrial township near Kolkata situated in the Hooghly District, in the state of West Bengal. The major industries like “Mother Diary”, “Coca Cola” have been established in the industrial area around Dankuni and Food Corporation of India has one of its major depots at Dankuni. Dankuni is well connected by NH2 (Delhi-Kolkata Road) and NH6 (Mumbai- Kolkata Road). Besides, Dankuni being on the Howrah – Bardhaman chord line, is well connected with the dedicated freight corridor for the rail based movement of cargo connecting Eastern Railway and Southern Railway. The traffic at this unit is expected to grow and have positive impact on the freight earnings of the Indian Railways.
The Railside Warehousing Complex at Dankuni, Dankuni started its operation in the year 2011 with a storage capacity of 13750 MT. The facility has been consistently performing well with the committed volumes of business by M/s. ACC cement, M/s. Jaypee Cement, M/s. Birla Gold Cement, M/s. KASPL, M/s. NBHC, M/s. ED & F Man Commodities India Pvt. Ltd., M/s. Progressive Sale Pvt. Ltd., M/s. Padam Sugar Co. etc.
Following are the details of the Centre:
|1||Name of the Centre||RWC, Dankuni|
|2||Address of the Centre||RWC Dankuni, Dankuni, Hooghly-712311|
|3||Railway Zone||Eastern Railway|
|4||Date of Commencement of Operation at the terminal||21.04.2011|
|5||Total Capacity of the terminal||13750 MT|
|7||Compartments available for storage||Godown having full rake length capability to handle cargo with no compartments|
|9||No. of wagons handled in the previous financial year i.e.,2014-15||8543 Wagons|
|10||Commodities handled at the Terminal||Sugar
|11||Major users utilizing the services of Terminal||M/s. ACC Cement
M/s. Birla Gold Cement
M/s. Padam Sugar Co.
M/s. Kejriwal Sugar Agency Pvt. Ltd.
M/s. Atharv Inter Trade
M/s. Castle Sugar
M/s. ED & F Man Commodities Pvt. Ltd.
M/s. All India Food Supply Pvt. Ltd.
M/s. Jaypee Cement
|12||Name, contact no. and
e-mail id of Terminal Manager
|Terminal Manager: Shri Goutam Gope,