SER CARRIES 25,248 EXTRA PASSENGERS IN MAY 2015 BY AUGMENTING POPULAR TRAINS
Kolkata, 15th June, 2015:
South Eastern Railway has been augmenting its popular trains on a daily basis following intensive day to day monitoring of wait listed passengers. In the month of May 2015, as may as 426 coaches of different types were added to various long distance popular trains to clear the summer rush. Almost 25,248 extra passengers were carried in May 2015 in these augmented coaches in the reserved segment.
As a result of augmentation of popular trains to clear the extra rush of passengers, the total earnings of S E Railway from PRS (Passenger Reservation System) during the month of May 2015 has been Rs.52.22 crore including an additional earning of Rs.2.11 crore for attaching extra coaches i.e. a growth of 4% over the total earning from PRS.
A sum of Rs.2.11 crore has been yielded from the extra coaches attached in different popular trains in the month of May 2015 resulting in a growth 60.72% as compared to the earning of April 2015 of Rs.1.31 crore.