SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
GROWTH IN SER’s EARNINGS FROM PASSENGER TRAFFIC
Kolkata, 13th July, 2018:
During the first quarter i.e. April-June of current financial year (2018-19), South Eastern Railway has earned Rs. 538.58 crores from originating passenger traffic which is Rs. 20.08 crores more than the corresponding period of last year i.e. 2017-18 thus registering a growth of 3.87%.
This growth in passenger earnings has been possible due to increase in number of passengers carried during the first quarter of the current financial year. During April-June of the current financial year, South Eastern Railway carried 66.72million originating passengers as against 65.60 million originating passengers carried during the corresponding period of last financial year achieving a growth of 1.72%. Out of total 66.72 million originating passengers, 34.16 million were suburban passengers while 32.56 million were non-suburban passengers.