Indian Railway revenue earnings up by 17.63% during April, 2015

Indian Railways carried 1.14 Million Tonnes of Freight during April 2015

New Delhi: The total approximate earnings of Indian Railways on originating basis in April 2015 were Rs.14125.15 crore compared to Rs.12008.56 crore during the same period last year, registering an increase of 17.63 per cent.

Indian Railways have carried 89.81 million tonnes of revenue earning freight traffic during April 2015. The freight carried shows an increase of 1.01 million tonnes over the freight traffic of 83.68 million tonnes actually carried during the corresponding period last year, registering an increase of 1.14 per cent.

The total goods earnings were Rs.9552.51 crore in April 2015 compared to Rs.8174.94 crore in April 2014, showing an increase of 16.85 per cent.

The total passenger revenue earnings in April 2015 were Rs.4013.66 crore compared to Rs.3353.12 crore during the same period last year, registering an increase of 19.70 per cent.

The revenue earnings from other coaching amounted to Rs.348.96 crore in April 2015 compared to Rs.323.98 crore during the same period last year, showing an increase of 7.71 per cent.

The total approximate numbers of passengers booked during the month of April 2015 were 658.29 million compared to 684.32 million during the same period last year, showing a decrease of 3.80 per cent. In the suburban and non-suburban sectors, the numbers of passengers booked during the month of April 2015 were 344.23 million and 314.06 million compared to 361.40 million and 322.92 million during the same period last year, decrease of 4.75 per cent and an increase of 2.74 per cent respectively.

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