New Delhi, Apr 7 (PTI) Freight rates for nine-tonne pay load section for select destinations rose by Rs 1,000 at the local truck transport market in the national capital today following heavy movements of cargo amid shortage of trucks.

Transporters said paucity of trucks in the market amid busy cargo movements mainly led to a rise in freight rates of some centres .

Delhi to Hyderabad, Goa and Patna freight rates moved up by Rs 1,000 each to Rs 57,000, Rs 60,000 and Rs 27,000, respectively.

Rates to Kochi, Vijayawada and Guwahati also moved up by Rs 1,000 each to Rs 73,000, Rs 59,000 and Rs 61,000, respectively.

Following are today’s freight rates per nine-tonne load (in Rs): Jaipur 17,000 Hyderabad 57,000 Chandigarh 19,000 Vijayawada 59,000 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 27,000 Kochi 73,000 Surat 27,000 Thiruvananthapuram80,000 Mumbai 29,000 Goa 60,000 Pune 30,000 Gwalior 15,000 Kolkata 32,000 Guwahati 61,000

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