Roll-On-Roll-Off (RORO) service where loaded trucks are directly carried by railway wagons to their destination. RORO is a service of Indian Railways operated by Konkan Railway Division. Konkan Railways passes through challenging terrain of western ghats. These western ghats include’s busiest roads, where trucks loaded with goods are being transported. It has been very difficult to drive through roads in these ghats due to undulating surfaces, narrow roads.
To overcome this problem, the Konkan Railways introduced a service RORO, where loaded trucks are moved on train flat wagons. This RORO service was started in the year January 26, 1999.
The wagons carrying trucks: