SER’S REMARKABLE GROWTH IN FREIGHT LOADING
Kolkata, May 11, 2016
South Eastern Railway in the first month of the current financial year i.e April, 2016 has loaded 11.84 million tonnes of freight as against 10.61 million tonnes of freight loaded during the corresponding month of last year registering a growth of 1.23 million tonnes i.e 11.59 %.
The major component of this remarkable loading performance in the first month of current financial year 2016-17 is 6.99 million tonnes of Iron ore which is a growth of more than 25% in comparison to April 2015.
As a result of this remarkable performance, South Eastern Railway has generated freight earnings of Rs. 893.24 crores during the month of April of the current financial year 2016-17 which is Rs. 19.00 crores more than the corresponding month of last year.