Central Railway’s record Gross Revenue of Rs. 8568.41 crores for the April-September 2023, which is 15.86% higher than 7395.18 crores of April to September-2022.
Central Railway has kept its momentum of giving its best performance in commercial revenue consistent.
During the first 6 Months of the current financial year i.e., from April to September 2023-24 Central Railway registered revenue of Rs 8568.41 Crores as against revenue of Rs. 7395.18 Crores which is 15.86% more compared to the same period.
During the September -2023 Central Railway registered Freight revenue of Rs 609.50 Crores as against revenue of Rs. 571.05 Crores which is 6.73 % more compared to the same period.
- During the September-2023 Central Railway registered Passenger Revenue of Rs. 574.43 Crores as against revenue of Rs. 527.78 Crores which is 8.84 % more compared to the same period.
- During the September-2023 Other Coaching Revenue Rs. Rs 65.06 Crores as against revenue of Rs. 63.71 Crores which is 2.12 % more compared to the same period (Other coaching revenue means Parcel Revenue etc.)
- During the September-2023 Sundry Revenue Rs. Rs 33.31 Crores as against revenue of Rs. 37.08 Crores which is -10.17 % less compared to the same period. Sundry Earnings means revenue from Non-Fare Revenue, (NFR), Parking, Catering, Retiring rooms etc.
The increase in revenue is attributed to the various initiatives taken by Central Railway such as setting up of Business Development Units (BDUs) on Divisions and various non-fare revenue initiatives and at Headquarters office for intensive marketing and other similar innovative ideas to boost the earnings.
Source: Central Railway- Press Release | Image Credit (representational): Central Railway