With no movement of freight trains, shortage of raw material in Punjab claim officials

The Fact News Service

October 29

Punjab Industry continues to suffer from the shortage of raw material due to no movement of freight trains. According to the logistics around 15 trains are stuck at different locations. The crisis is not only affecting import evacuation but also exports, as the industry is unable to produce in the absence of raw material, thus affecting exports.

Majorly, the industry is reeling under shortage of steel. It has hit manufacturers of auto parts, hand tools, machine tools, bicycles, fasteners, agricultural implements and scaffolding industry.

The movement of trains resumed on last Thursday and goods trains were running till Sunday. However, amid the farmers’ protest, the Indian Railways again decided to suspend operations.