New Delhi, May 20 (PTI) Freight rates for nine-tonne pay load section declined by Rs 1,000 at the local truck transport market in the national capital today on easy position of trucks against restricted cargo movements.

Transporters said excess position of trucks in the market as compared to restricted cargo movements, led to the decline in freight rates for some destinations.

Delhi to Hyderabad, Vijaywada, Bengaluru and Kochi freight rates moved down by Rs 1,000 each to Rs 56,000, Rs 60,000, Rs 63,000 and Rs 79,000, respectively.

Rates to Guwahati, Kolkata, Patna and Ahmedabad rates also went down by Rs 1,000 each to Rs 60,000, Rs 32,000, Rs 26,000 and Rs 21,000, respectively.

Following are today’s freights per 9-tonne load (in Rs): Jaipur 16,000 Hyderabad 56,000 Chandigarh 17,000 Vijayawada 60,000 Ludhiana 18,000 Bengaluru 63,000 Kanpur 20,000 Chennai 66,000 Indore 21,000 Mysore 67,000 Ahmedabad 21,000 Puducherry 70,000 Baroda 24,000 Coimbatore 73,000 Patna 26,000 Kochi 79,000 Surat 27,000 Thiruvananthapuram 84,000 Mumbai 30,000 Goa 58,000 Pune 31,000 Gwalior 15,000 Kolkata 32,000 Guwahati 60,000

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.