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Government of India
Ministry of Railways
12-August-2013 15:20 IST
Railway Revenue Earnings up by 10.74 Per Cent During April - July 2013
The total approximate earnings of Indian Railways on originating basis during 1st April to 31st July 2013 were Rs. 44260.16 crore compared to Rs. 39969.24 crore during the same period last year, registering an increase of 10.74 per cent.

The total goods earnings have gone up from Rs. 27924.26 crore during 1st April – 31st July 2012 to Rs. 30492.06 crore during 1st April – 31st July 2013, registering an increase of 9.20 per cent.

The total passenger revenue earnings during 1st April – 31st July 2013 were Rs. 11631.28 crore compared to Rs. 10320.40 crore during the same period last year, registering an increase of 12.70 per cent.

The approximate revenue earnings from other coaching amounted to Rs. 1307.87 crore during April - July 2013 compared to Rs. 1017.27 crore during the same period last year, an increase of 28.56 per cent.

The total approximate numbers of passengers booked during 1st April– 31st July 2013 were 2810.33 million compared to 2843.39 million during the same period last year, showing a decrease of 1.16 per cent. In the suburban and non-suburban sectors, the numbers of passengers booked during April-July 2013 were 1495.84 million and 1314.49 million compared to 1459.48 million and 1383.91 million during the same period last year, showing an increase of 2.49 per cent and a decrease of 5.02 per cent respectively.

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