An old video from 2013 falsely shared as ‘Train carrying trucks with essential goods during the current lockdown

A video of a train carrying trucks is being shared widely on social media with a claim that it shows the brilliant idea of the Prime Minister Modi’s government to transport essential goods in such a way during the current lockdown. FACTLY has found that the video is an old one and is being circulated on the internet at least since 2013. Also, it was found that a similar service (Roll on – Roll off (RORO)) is being offered by the Konkan Railway from many years.

Sources:
Claim – Facebook post (archived)
Fact – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gA0imqy8W5k http://www.konkanrailway.com/department/viewdept/roll_on_roll_off_services/

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