Sri PK Rath, CMD flags off Rail dispatch of VSP products from Central Dispatch Yard    12-Oct-2019     View PDF

Sri 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 today 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 thro’ 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’ with pre-weighed materials from 6 different Rolling mills like: LMMM,WRM,WRM-2,MMSM,SBM and STM etc. The Rail dispatch was executed with the help of Railways, where the 1st Rake No.999 was dispatched from CDY to VSP’s  Hyderabad stockyard. Speaking on the occasion, Sri 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.  Sri Rath also inaugurated the weigh bridge on the occasion. Sri KC Das, Director (Personnel), Sri DK Mohanty, Director (Commercial), Sri KK Ghosh, Director (Projects), Sri R Nagarajan, ED(Projects) I/c, Sri Vidyasagar, ED (Works), Sri Chakrabarty, ED (Marketing), Executive Directors, senior officials from Marketing and plant were present on the occasion. Representatives of unions, SEA, SC&ST Association, OBC Association were present. Earlier, Sri R Nagarajan, ED(Projects) I/C highlighted the salient features of the project. Salient features of CDY 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.