New Delhi, Mar 24 (PTI) Freight rates for nine-tonne pay load section improved by Rs 1,000 at the local truck transport market in the national capital today following tight position of trucks amid busy cargo movements.

Transporters said besides increased movements of cargo movements, shortage of trucks in the market caused the rise in freight rates of some of the centres.

Delhi to Hyderabad, Vijayawada and Bengaluru rates moved up by Rs 1,000 each to Rs 56,000, Rs 58,000 and Rs 61,000, respectively.

Rates to Mysore and Coimbatore freights also went up by Rs 1,000 each to Rs 65,000 and Rs 69,000, respectively.

All other freight rates remained at overnight levels on some support.

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 62,000 Indore 22,000 Mysore 65,000 Ahmedabad 23,000 Puducherry 66,000 Baroda 25,000 Coimbatore 69,000 Patna 26,000 Kochi 71,000 Surat 27,000 Thiruvananthapuram80,000 Mumbai 29,500 Goa 58,000 Pune 30,500 Gwalior 15,000 Kolkata 32,500 Guwahati 60,000

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