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Railways’ revenue earnings up by 12.93 per cent during April 2014 – February 2015

Press Information Bureau:  March 12, 2015

New Delhi: The total approximate earnings of Indian Railways on originating basis during 1st April 2014 to 28th February 2015 were Rs. 142358.27 crore compared to Rs. 126064.06 crore during the same period last year, registering an increase of 12.93 per cent.

The total approximate earnings from goods during 1st April 2014 –28th February 2015 were Rs. 96613.19 crore compared to Rs. 85666.65 crore during the same period last year, registering an increase of 12.78 per cent.

The total approximate revenue earnings from passengers during 1st April 2014 – 28th February 2015 were Rs. 38726.74 crore compared to Rs. 33755.50 crore during the same period last year, registering an increase of 14.73 percent.

The approximate revenue earnings from other coaching amounted to Rs.3682.44 crore during April 2014 – February 2015 compared to Rs. 3480.33 crore during the same period last year, registering an increase of 5.81 per cent.

The total approximate numbers of passengers booked during 1st April 2014 – 28th February 2015 were 7546.49 million compared to 7709.62 million during the same period last year, showing a decrease of 2.12 per cent. In the suburban and non-suburban sectors, the numbers of passengers booked during April 2014 – February 2015 were 4132.73 million and 3413.76 million compared to 4168.17 million and 3541.45 million registering a decrease of 0.85 per cent and 3.61 per cent respectively during the same period last year.

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