Kolkata (KOAA): Although ER is known as a passenger oriented railway, it has made a mark in freight loading in the year 2014-15. In the year 2014-15 the originating revenue loading of Eastern Railway has reached to 67.247 mt against Railway Board’s target of 65 mt. It has been mentioned here that in the last financial year i.e. 2013-14 Eastern Railway has loaded 62.578 mt. This originating revenue is a growth of 3.46% over Board’s target and 7.46% over the last year’s loading. This is considered as the best ever loading over Eastern Railway for any financial year after bifurcation.
The originating freight earning has been Rs.5596.16 crore as compared to last year of Rs.4881.10 crore registering an incremental growth of Rs. 715.06 crore i.e. 14.65% more than last financial year.