Indian Railways registers freight loading of 855.63 MT till October in the financial year 2022-23

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

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  • On a cumulative basis from April – Oct. 22, freight loading of 855.63 MT has been achieved against last year’s loading of 786.2 MT, an improvement of about 9% over last year’s loading.
  • Railways have earned Rs 92345 crore against Rs 78921 crore last year which is an improvement of 17%.
  • During the month of October 22, Originating freight loading of 118.94 MT has been achieved against the loading of 117.34 MT in Oct 21, which is an improvement of 1.4% over last year.
  • Freight revenue of Rs. 13353 crore has been achieved against Rs 12313 crore freight earnings in October 21, thereby an improvement of 8% over last year.
  • Following the Mantra, “Hungry For Cargo”, IR 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.

Source: PIB- Press Release | Image Credit (representational): SCR