Railways earnings up by 13.40%

g1299New Delhi:  Railways have earned Rs.89,339.64 crore during Apr-Nov 2013 as compared to Rs.78,871.47 crore a year earlier

Railways have earned Rs.89,339.64 crore during April-November as compared to Rs.78,871.47 crore during the same period last year, registering a jump of 13.27%.

The total goods earnings have gone up from Rs.54,482.80 crore during 1 April and 30 November 2012 to Rs.60,150.41 crore during the corresponding period this year, an increase of 10.40%.

The passenger earnings during the eight months period of the current fiscal were Rs.24,523.69 crore compared to Rs.20,423.28 crore during the same period last financial year, a growth of 20.08%.

The earnings from other coaching amounted to Rs.2,515.81 crore during April-November 2013 compared to Rs.2,061.53 crore during the same period last year, an increase of 22.04%.

The total number of passengers booked during April-November 2013 were 5662.38 million. While in the same period last year it was 5695.10 million, showing a decrease of 0.57%.

In the suburban sector, the number of passengers booked during April-November 2013 were 3027.88 million compared to 2958.80 million in the same period last year, an increase of 2.33%.

The number of passengers also witnessed decline in the non-suburban sector during this period. There were total 2,634.50 million passengers booked during the period this year as against 2,736.30 million last year, showing a decrease of 3.72%

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