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Ministry of Railways25-April, 2012 16:40 IST
|Commodity-Wise Freight Revenue of Railways goes up by 10.70 per cent during Fiscal 2011-12|
|The Railways have generated Rs. 68965.44 crore of revenue earnings from commodity-wise freight traffic during financial year 2011-12 as compared to Rs. 62299.81 crore during the corresponding period last year, registering an increase of 10.70 per cent. Railways carried 969.78 million tonnes of freight traffic during April 2011-March 2012 as compared to 921.51 million tonnes carried during the corresponding period last year, registering an increase of 5.24 per cent. The Net Tonne Kilo Metres (NTKM) went up from 605991 million during April 2010-March 2011 to 639768 million during April 2011-March 2012, showing an increase of 5.57 per cent. |
Of the total Rs. 68965.44 crore earnings from commodity-wise freight traffic during the fiscal 2011-12, Rs. 28613.81 crore came from transportation of 455.80 million tonnes of coal, followed by Rs. 7284.80 crore from 104.71 million tonnes of iron ore for exports, steel plants and for other domestic user, Rs. 6719.72 crore from 107.57 million tonnes of cement, Rs. 4634.05 crore from 45.56 million tonnes of foodgrains, Rs. 3665.19 crore from 41.09 million tonnes of petroleum oil and lubricant (POL), Rs. 4080.76 crore from 34.86 million tonnes of Pig iron and finished steel from steel plants and other points, Rs. 4272.02 crore from 52.79 million tonnes of fertilizers, ,Rs. 3418.85 crore from 38.58 million tonnes by container service, Rs. 1162.62 crore from 14.48 million tonnes of raw material for steel plants except iron ore, and Rs. 5113.62 crore from 74.34 million tonnes of other goods.
(Release ID :82565)