Railways' earnings up by over 12 pc; passenger count drops

New Delhi, PTI | Updated : 09 March 2015, 08:46 PM

The total earnings of Railways during the April 2014-February 2015 period were Rs 1,42,358.27 crore compared to Rs 1,26,064.06 crore during the same period last year, an increase of 12.93 per cent.

The earnings from freight during the April February period were Rs 96,613.19 crore compared to Rs 85,666.65 crore during the corresponding period last year, an increase of12.78 per cent, according to Railway Ministry data.

The earnings from passenger traffic during this period were Rs 38,726.74 crore compared to Rs 33,755.50 crore during the same period last year, an increase of 14.73 per cent.

The earnings from other coaching amounted to Rs 3,682.44 crore during the 11-month period compared to Rs 3,480.33 crore last year, a rise of 5.81 per cent. The total numbers of passengers booked during April 2014, February 2015 were 7,546.49 million compared to 7,709.62 million during the same period last year, showing a decrease of 2.12 per cent. 

First Published: Monday, March 09, 2015 08:15 PM
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