Railways earned over Rs 1 lac crore from freight till Nov

Indian Railways' Freight loading for first eight months of this financial year 2022-23 crossed last year’s loading and earnings for the same period

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Railways earned Rs 1,05,905 crore from freight loading till Nov

New Delhi: On mission mode, Indian Railways’ Freight loading for the first eight months of this financial year 2022-23 crossed last year’s loading and earnings for the same period.

On the cumulative basis from April – November 2022, freight loading of 978.72 MT was achieved against last year’s loading of 903.16 MT during the same period, an improvement of 8 percent. Indian Railways have earned Rs 1,05,905 crore against Rs 91,127 crore over last year which is an improvement of 16 percent as compared to the same period of last year.

During the month of November 2022, originating freight loading of 123.9 MT has been achieved against loading of 116.96 MT in November 2021, which is an improvement of 5 percent over last year. Freight revenue of Rs 13,560 crore have been achieved against Rs 12,206 crore freight earnings in October 2021, thereby showing an improvement of 11 percent over last year.

Following the Mantra, “Hungry For Cargo,” Indian Railway has made sustained efforts to improve the ease of doing business as well as improve the service delivery at competitive prices which has resulted in new traffic coming to railways from both conventional and non-conventional commodity streams. The customer-centric approach and work of business development units, backed up by agile policy, making helped Railways towards this landmark achievement.

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