IR haul 256.79mn Tons freight in Q1 of 2013-14; up by 4.89% y/y

New Delhi:  Indian Railways have carried 256.79 million tons of revenue earning freight traffic during April-June 2013. The freight carried shows an increase of 11.98 million tons over the freight traffic of 244.81 million tons actually carried during the corresponding period last year, registering an increase of 4.89 per cent.

During the month of June 2013, the revenue earning freight traffic carried by Indian Railways was 84.95 million tons. There is an increase of 4.52 million tons over the actual freight traffic of 80.43 million tons carried by the Indian Railways during the same period last year, showing an increase of 5.62 per cent.