Railways mops up 12.53 percent more revenue during April-Octtext_fields
New Delhi: The total approximate earnings of Indian Railways between April to October 2013 increased by 12.53 percent, a government release said here Tuesday.
It stood at Rs.77,235.64 crore (April-Oct 2013) compared to Rs.68,634.26 crore during the same period last year.
The total goods earnings have gone up from Rs.47,350.71 crore during April-Oct 2012 to Rs.51,876.33 crore during April-Oct 2013, registering an increase of 9.56 percent.
The total passenger revenue earnings during April-Oct 2013 were Rs.21,247.79 crore compared to Rs.18,017.23 crore during the same period last year, registering an increase of 17.93 per cent.
The approximate revenue earnings from other coaching amounted to Rs.21,87.32 crore during April-Oct 2013 compared to Rs.1,782.94 crore during the same period last year, an increase of 22.68 percent.
The total approximate numbers of passengers booked during April-Oct 2013 were 4,967.26 million compared to 4,997.36 million during the same period last year, showing a decrease of 0.60 percent.
In the suburban and non-suburban sectors, the numbers of passengers booked during April-Oct this year were 2657.16 million and 2310.10 million compared to 2596.17 million and 2401.19 million during the same period last year, showing an increase of 2.35 percent and a decrease of 3.79 percent respectively.