Railways earnings surge by over 8%during Apr-May

New Delhi:Railways has earned Rs.24,272.45 crore during April and May this year as against Rs.22,445.29 crore during the same period last year, registering an increase of 8.14 per cent. The total earnings from goods during April-May
railways earnings surge by over 8 during apr may...
PTI 10 Jun 2014, 06:14 PM IST
New Delhi:Railways has earned Rs.24,272.45 crore during April and May this year as against Rs.22,445.29 crore during the same period last year, registering an increase of 8.14 per cent.
 
The total earnings from goods during April-May 2014 were Rs.16,563.57 crore compared to Rs.15,661.15 crore during the corresponding period, registering an increase of 5.76 per cent.
 
The earnings from passengers during April-May period this year were Rs.6,693.47 crore compared to Rs.5,803 crore during the same period last year, registering an increase of 15.34 per cent.
 
The earnings from other coaching amounted to Rs.675.33 crore during April-May 2014 compared to Rs.657.17 crore during the same period last year, registering an increase of 2.76 per cent.
 
The total number of passengers booked during April-May, 2014 were 1,377.82 million compared to 1,396.03 million during the same period last year, a decline of 1.30 per cent.
 
 

 


 
   
 

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