Eastern Railway registers growth in freight loading and earning performance in the month of September-2022

Eastern Railway, although widely known as passenger carrying Railway zone, is continuing the endeavour for achieving excellence in freight loading performance.

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  • In the month of September 2022, Eastern Railway recorded a freight loading of 6.09 million tonnes in comparison to 5.58 million tonnes loaded in September of previous year thus registering a substantial growth of 9.14% with respect to that of last year’s loading in the corresponding month.
  • The cumulative figure of ER’s freight loading during first six months of the current financial year (2022-23), i.e., from April to September, 2022 recorded as 38.74 million tonnes in comparison to 35.14 million tonnes loaded upto September in the previous financial year (2021-22), thus registering a massive growth of 10.24%.
  • So far as total cumulative freight revenue earnings is concerned, Eastern Railway has earned ₹3014.71 crore which is 7.65% higher than the freight revenue earning of ₹2800.46 crore in the previous financial year.
  • The above freight loading and freight earning performance of Eastern Railway demonstrates its sincere commitment to maintain back-end supply chain and to ensure adequate and timely dispatch of essential commodities to the different parts of this vast nation tirelessly as an engine to development for the country.

Source: Eastern Railway -Press Release | Image Credit (representational): MoR