Indian Railways Carry 1009.73 Million tonnes of Freight during Fiscal 2012-13

Indian Railways have carried 1009.73 million tonnes of revenue earning freight traffic during the financial year 2012-13. The freight carried shows an increase of 39.95 million tonnes over the freight traffic of 969.78 million tonnes actually carried during the corresponding period last year, registering an increase of 4.12 per cent.

During the month of March 2013, the revenue earning freight traffic carried by Indian Railways was 98.20 million tonnes. There is an increase of 4.35 million tonnes over the actual freight traffic of 93.85 million tonnes carried by the Indian Railways during the same period last year, showing an increase of 4.64 per cent.