New Delhi : Indian Railways’ freight revenue in the first 10 months of the financial year 2022-23 has increased over the same period last year.
During the period from April 2022 to January 2023, 1243.46 million tonnes of cargo was handled. During the same period last year, 1159.08 million tonnes of cargo was handled. This has increased the freight traffic by 7%. Similarly, freight revenue has increased to Rs 1,35,387 crore from Rs 1,17,212 crore in the previous year.
Similarly, cargo traffic increased from 129.12 million tonnes in January 2022 to 134.07 million tonnes in January 2023. This is a 4% increase over the previous year. Also, freight revenue increased from Rs 13,172 crore in January 2022 to Rs 14,709 crore in January 2023. This is a 13% increase over the previous year.