Railways register 23% rise in revenues from commodity ferrying

The railways revenue earnings registered an increase of 22.95% to Rs 847.91 billion from commodity-wise freight traffic during fiscal 2012-13 as compared to Rs 689.65 billion during the corresponding period last year.

 Railways carried 1,009.83 million tonnes of commodity-wise freight traffic during financial year 2012-13 as compared to 969.78 million tonnes carried during the corresponding period last year, registering an increase of 4.13%