Eastern Railway Freight Loading and Earning Achievements in May 2018
ER’S FREIGHT LOADING AND EARNING ACHIEVEMENTS IN MAY 2018
Originating freight loading
Though Eastern Railway, known as a passenger carrying Railway, its achievements in the fields of originating freight loading, coal loading and originating freight earning during May 2018 are noteworthy. These achievements have been made possible by the deliberate, sustained and concerted efforts of Eastern Railway’s workforce.
The originating freight loading during May 2018 has been 5.54 Million Tonnes (MT), registering an improvement of 17.40% over the corresponding month of the last year where the figure was 4.719 MT. Cumulative freight loading till May 2018 was 10.83 MT which is 18.39% higher than the corresponding period last year where the figure was 9.15 MT.
Coal loading during May 2018 has been 3.47 MT, which is 25.82% higher than last year. Cumulative coal loading till May 2018 was 6.860 MT as against 5.272 MT of coal loading during the corresponding period of last year, registering a growth of 30.12%.
Originating freight earning
Total originating freight earning for the month of May 2018 was Rs.456.40 crores as against Rs. 358.50 crores in May 2017, which is Rs.97.90 crores higher than that of the last year, registering a growth of 27.31%. Total originating freight earning for the period April – May, 2018 is Rs. 898.55 crores as against Rs.689.55 crores earned during the period April – May 2017, indicating an increase of 30.31% than that of the last year.