Indian Railways Carry 481.45 Million Tonnes of Freight during April-September 2012

Indian Railways have carried 481.45 million tonnes of revenue earning freight traffic during April-September 2012. The freight carried shows an increase of 22.21 million tonnes over the freight traffic of 459.24 million tonnes actually carried during the corresponding period last year, registering an increase of 4.84 per cent.

During the month of September 2012, the revenue earning freight traffic carried by Indian Railways was 75.93 million tonnes. There is an increase of 5.76 million tonnes over the actual freight traffic of 70.17 million tonnes carried by the Indian Railways during the same period last year, showing an increase of 8.21 per cent.