South Eastern Railway registers 16.64 Million Tonnes of freight loading in the month of April 2023

South Eastern Railway has loaded 16.64 Million Tonnes of originating freight in the month of April, 2023 as against 16.18 Million Tonnes loaded in April 2022, registering a growth of 2.90%.

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  • South Eastern Railway achieved record freight loading of 202.60 Million tonnes in the last financial year (i.e.2022-23) and this increasing trend has also continued in the first month of the current fiscal.
  • There has also been an increase of 4.93% in originating freight revenue in April, 2023 in comparison to April, 2022.
  • In April, 2023, the revenue generated from originating freight loading was Rs 1467.45 crore as against Rs.1398.53 crore in the same month of the previous year.
  • South Eastern Railway has loaded 4.14 Million Tonnes of Coal in April, 2023, which is 13.74% more than the corresponding month of last fiscal.
  • Other major commodities of freight loading during April, 2023 were Iron Ore (8.39 Million tonnes), Pig Iron & Finished Steel (1.48 Million tonnes), Cement (1.51 Million tonnes) etc.

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

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