दक्षिण पूर्व रेलवे
SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
GROWTH IN SER’S PASSENGER TRAFFIC & EARNINGS
Kolkata, 5th May, 2017:
In the first month i.e. April of current financial year 2017-18, South Eastern Railway has carried 21.45 million originating passengers as against 20.28 million passengers carried in the corresponding month of last financial year registering an increase of 5.78 %.
Out of total 21.45 million passengers, 11.28 million were suburban passengers and 10.17 million were non-suburban passengers.
South Eastern Railway’s earnings from passenger traffic in April 2017 have been Rs.159.14 crores as against Rs.147.05 crores earned from passenger traffic in April 2016 achieving a growth of 8.22 %.
The increase in passenger earnings is trending from last fiscal and this railway registered a growth of 4.67% in the year 2016-17 in comparison to previous year (2015-16).