If the goods are transported by rail, details of the transport document number (RR number) with the date of the document should be provided. The approximate distance covered (in KM) has to be mentioned in the document. Railways issues a receipt called Railways Receipt (RR) as an acknowledgment for the goods to be transported through railways.
For the goods transported through rail, Part B of the E-way bill can be updated either before or after the commencement of movement. But the railways will not deliver the goods unless the e-way bill as required is produced at the time of delivery. Indian Railways has been exempted from generation and carrying of an e-way bill but it is required to carry invoice or delivery challan etc.
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In the case of movement of goods by the railways, there is no need to issue e-way bill with the goods, but the railways have to pay an invoice or delivery challan or a bill of supplies as the case may be with the goods. In addition, e-way bills can be prepared before or after the movement of goods. It is necessary to produce e-way bills at the time of delivery of goods. Railways will not deliver the goods unless the e-way bill required under rules is produced in the time of delivery. But the purpose e-way bill does not include the rail lease of the parcel place by rail, the expression carried by the Railways.