SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
COMMENDABLE LOADING PERFORMANCE OF SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY DURING THE FIRST QUARTER OF CURRENT FINANCIAL YEAR
Kolkata, 7th July, 2021:
South Eastern Railway has loaded 48.28 Million Tonnes of originating Freight Traffic in the first quarter, i.e. Aprilto June of the current financial year ( 2021-22), registering a growth of 54.05%in comparison to the corresponding period of last Financial year.
There is also a rise of 63.71% in originating freight revenue in comparison to the first quarter of the last fiscal.During April to June 2021, the revenue generation from originating freight loading was Rs 4048.56 Crores against 2472.99 Crores in same period of the previous year.
The main commodities of Freight loading during the first quarter of 2021-22 were, Iron ore, Coal, Pig iron & Finished Steel, Cement, Foodgrains etc. SER has loaded 27.65 Million Tonnes of Iron ore during this period, which is 42.82% more than the corresponding period of previous fiscal.
In spite of the pandemic situation, SER has continued with the freight transportation to keep the supply chain intact and registered a steady growth both in loading and revenue generation.