New Delhi, Mar 31 (PTI) Freight rates for the nine-tonne pay load section improved by Rs 1,000 at the local truck transport market in the national capital today following shortage of trucks.

Transporters said besides increased cargo movements, less availability of trucks pushed up some freight rates.

Delhi to Bengaluru, Chennai and Mysore freight rates moved up by Rs 1,000 each to Rs 61,000, Rs 63,000 and Rs 66,000.

Rates to Coimbatore, Kochi and Goa also went up by Rs 1,000 each to Rs 69,000, Rs 72,000 and Rs 59,000.

Following are today’s freight rates per nine-tonne load (in Rs): Jaipur 17,000 Hyderabad 56,000 Chandigarh 19,000 Vijayawada 58,000 Ludhiana 20,000 Bengaluru 61,000 Kanpur 21,000 Chennai 63,000 Indore 22,000 Mysore 66,000 Ahmedabad 23,000 Puducherry 65,000 Baroda 25,000 Coimbatore 69,000 Patna 26,000 Kochi 72,000 Surat 27,000 Thiruvananthapuram80,000 Mumbai 29,000 Goa 59,000 Pune 30,000 Gwalior 15,000 Kolkata 32,000 Guwahati 60,000

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