SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
COMMENDABLE FREIGHT LOADING PERFORMANCE
BY SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
Kolkata, 10th December, 2021:
South Eastern Railway has loaded 126.45 Million Tonnes of originating freight in the first eight months i.e. April to November of the current financial year (2021-22), as against 108.11 Million Tonnes loaded in the corresponding period of last year, registering a growth of about 17%.
There is also a rise of 21.45% in originating freight revenue in comparison to the first eight months of the last fiscal. During April to November 2021, the revenue generation from originating freight loading has been Rs 10474 crores against Rs. 8624 crores in same period of the previous year.
The main commodities of Freight loading during the first eight months of 2021-22 were Iron ore, Coal, Pig iron & Finished Steel, Cement, Fertilizer, Petroleum Products etc. SER has loaded 70.27 Million Tonnes of Iron ore during this period, which is 7.50% more than the corresponding period of previous fiscal.