SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
GROWTH IN FREIGHT LOADING AND EARNINGS OF SER
Kolkata, 5th January, 2023:
South Eastern Railway has loaded total 149.23 Million Tonnes of originating freight in the first nine months (April-December) of the current financial year (2022-23) registering a growth of 4.14% in comparison to the corresponding period of previous financial year.During this period, the revenue generation from originating freight loading has also increased to Rs 13315.29 crore as against Rs. 11916.82 crore in same period of the previous year. Therefore, the earnings performance of SER has enhanced by 11.74%.
SER has also registered a remarkable growth in Coal loading in the first nine months i.e. April to December of the current financial year (2022-23). During this period, SER has loaded 38.05 Million Tonnes of Coal, which is 24.92% more than the corresponding period of previous fiscal. Cement loading has also registered a growth of 23.24% with a loading of 11.56 Million tonnes during this period.
The main commodities of Freight loading during this period were Iron Ore, Coal, Pig Iron & Finished Steel, Cement, Petroleum Products etc.