Railways freight volume up 4.2% in April-Sept 2014

नई दिल्ली New Delhi: The railways has registered an increase in freight traffic during the six months between April and September this year over the corresponding period last year.

According to data shared by the Rail Ministry, marking an increase of 4.2%, the national transporter has carried 532.44 million tonnes (mt) of freight during April-September this year against 511 mt in the same period last year.

During September, railways carried 86.71 mt of freight, an increase of 1.85 mt or 2.18% over 84.86 mt ferried during the same period last year.