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Government of India
Ministry of Railways
09-October-2012 18:03 IST
Railway Revenue Earnings up by 19.78 per cent during April- September 2012

The total approximate earnings of Indian Railways on originating basis during first six months of the financial year 2012-13 i.e. 1st April to 30th September 2012 were Rs. 58649.83 crore compared to Rs. 48963.19 crore during the same period last year, registering an increase of 19.78 per cent.

The total goods earnings have gone up from Rs. 32425.41 crore during 1st April – 30th September 2011 to Rs. 40303.85 crore during 1st April – 30th September 2012, registering an increase of 24.30 per cent.

The total passenger revenue earnings during first six months of the financial year 2012-13 were Rs. 15581.44 crore compared to Rs. 14017.76 crore during the same period last year, registering an increase of 11.15 per cent.

The revenue earnings from other coaching amounted to Rs. 1510.38 crore during April-September 2012 compared to Rs. 1377.58 crore during the same period last year, an increase of 9.64 per cent.

The total approximate numbers of passengers booked during 1st April - 30th September 2012 were 4274.87 million compared to 4121.99 million during the same period last year, showing an increase of 3.71 per cent. In the suburban and non-suburban sectors, the numbers of passengers booked during April-September 2012 were 2215.51 million and 2059.36 million compared to 2154 million and 1967.71 million during the same period last year, showing an increase of 2.84 per cent and 4.86 per cent respectively.

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