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SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY ACHIEVES
HIGHEST EVER FREIGHT LOADING
Kolkata, 1st April, 2017
South Eastern Railway has achieved remarkable success in freight loading in the financial year 2016-17.
South Eastern Railway during the financial year 2016-17 has loaded 147.67 million tonnes of freight which is 13.38 million tonnes more than last year (2015-16) registering a growth of 9.96%.
As a result of this excellent performance in freight sector, South Eastern Railway has surpassed the previous highest loading of 134.29 million tonnes achieved in 2015-16.
South Eastern Railway has also surpassed Railway Board’s freight loading target of 141.75 million tonnes for 2016-17 by loading 4.17% more than the target.
Apart from record breaking performance in freight loading, South Eastern Railway has also achieved significant improvement in punctuality of train services.
South Eastern Railway’s overall punctuality of Mail/Express, Passenger and Suburban trains in 2016-17 has been 97.27% as against 96.01% achieved in 2015-16 i.e. an improvement of 1.26%