Railways carries 1,009.73 mt of freight during 2012-13

Indian Railways have carried 1,009.73 million tons of revenue earning freight traffic during the financial year 2012-13.

The freight carried shows an increase of 39.95 million tons over the freight traffic of 969.78 million tons actually carried during the corresponding period last year, registering an increase of 4.12%.

During the month of March 2013, the revenue earning freight traffic carried by Indian Railways was 98.20 million tons.

There is an increase of 4.35 million tons over the actual freight traffic of 93.85 million tons carried by the Indian Railways during the same period last year, showing an increase of 4.64%