SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
GROWTH IN SER’s PASSENGER TRAFFIC
Kolkata, 13th December, 2018:
During the first eight months i.e. April-November of current financial year (2018-19), South Eastern Railway carried 179.40 million originating passengers as against 173.96 million originating passengers carried during the corresponding period of last financial year achieving a growth of 3.13%. Out of total 179.40 million originating passengers, 93.43 million were suburban passengers while 85.97 million were non-suburban passengers. The growth in number of passengers has been observed both in suburban and non-suburban segments which is 1.8% and 4.62% respectively.
This growth in number of passengers has resulted in increased earnings from passenger traffic during the first eight months of the current financial year. During April-November of the current financial year, South Eastern Railway has earned Rs.1387.44 crores from originating passenger traffic which is Rs.52.82 crores more than the corresponding period of last year i.e. 2017-18 thus registering a growth of about 4%.