Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Railways’ Commodity-Wise Freight Revenuedata for April- February 2013

The Railways have generated Rs. 84379.49 crore of revenue earnings from commodity-wise freight traffic during 1st April, 2013 to 28th February, 2014 as compared to Rs. 76420.59 crore during the corresponding period last year,. Railways carried 953.05 million tonnes of commodity-wise freight traffic during April 2013 to February 2014 as compared to 911.42 million tonnes carried during the corresponding period last year 

Out of the total earnings of Rs. 7878.48 crore from commodity-wise freight traffic during the month of February 2014, Rs. 3326.42 crore came from transportation of 41.66 million tonnes of coal, followed by Rs. 774.22 crore from 10.33 million tonnes of iron ore for exports, steel plants and for other domestic user, Rs. 779.34 crore from 9.66 million tonnes of cement, Rs. 732.33 crore from 4.95 million tonnes of foodgrains, Rs. 429.90 crore from 3.17 million tonnes of petroleum oil and lubricant (POL), Rs. 494.73 crore from 3.16 million tonnes of Pig iron and finished steel from steel plants and other points, Rs. 317.56 crore from 2.93 million tonnes of fertilizers, Rs. 123.21 crore from 1.39 million tonnes of raw material for steel plants except iron ore, Rs. 355.30 crore from 3.63 million tonnes by container service and Rs. 545.47 crore from 6.05 million tonnes of other goods. 

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