New Delhi, Apr 14 (PTI) Freight rates for nine-tonne pay load section were enquired lower by Rs 1,000 at the local truck transport market in the national capital today on insufficient movements of cargo amid excess position of trucks.

Transporters said, apart from heavy availability of trucks, small movements of cargo mainly pulled down freight rates of some centres.

Delhi to Thiruvananthapuram, Chennai and Mysore freight rates went down by Rs 1,000 each to Rs 79,000, Rs 62,000 and Rs 65,000, respectively.

Rates to Vijayawada, Guwahati, Kolkata and Mumbai also moved down by Rs 1,000 each to Rs 58,000, Rs 60,000, Rs 31,000 and Rs 28,000, respectively.

Following are today’s freight rates per nine-tonne load (in Rs): Jaipur 17,000 Hyderabad 57,000 Chandigarh 19,000 Vijayawada 58,000 Ludhiana 20,000 Bengaluru 61,000 Kanpur 21,000 Chennai 62,000 Indore 22,000 Mysore 65,000 Ahmedabad 23,000 Puducherry 64,000 Baroda 25,000 Coimbatore 69,000 Patna 27,000 Kochi 73,000 Surat 27,000 Thiruvananthapuram79,000 Mumbai 28,000 Goa 60,000 Pune 30,000 Gwalior 15,000 Kolkata 31,000 Guwahati 60,000

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