GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS (RAILWAY BOARD)

INDIAN RAILWAY COMMERCIAL MANUAL
VOLUME II

CHAPTERS RELATING TO GOODS TRAFFIC AND MISCELLANEOUS SUBJECTS

THIRD EDITION

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA PRESS

1991


PREFACE

This Volume of Indian Railway Commercial Manual Comprises of rules and instructions relating to goods traffic and other miscellaneous matters pertaining to the Commercial active ties of the railways. It is based on the provisions contained in the various Railway codes and rules and orders issued by the Railway Board from time to time. Shri Arun Kumar Khanna, Commercial Inspector (Marketing), Railway Board, Shri R.S. Yadav, Commercial Inspector, Zonal Training School, Chanduasi and Shri Om Parkash Khurana Commercial Inspector (Marketing), Railway Board have rendered valuable assistance in updating the provisions in the Manual.

2. It is expected that with the issue of this Commercial Manual, Commercial procedures on all Indian Railways will be set to a uniform pattern, thereby facilitating dealings with the trading community.

3. The provisions of this Manual do not supersede, alter or substitute the rules and instructions contained in the statutory publications like Acts, Codes, Conference Rules, Trariffs, etc.

Errors, discrepancies and omissions, if any, noticed in this edition should be brought to the notice of the Railway Board.



Rail Bhavan,                                                                                    S.K. MALIK,
New Delhi                                                                                       Director, Commercial (Marketing),
October 16, 1991                                                                             Railway Board