New Delhi (12.09.2022): The overall revenue of Indian Railways at the end of August 2022 was Rs 95,486.58 cr, showing an increase of Rs 26271.29 cr that is 38 percent over the corresponding period of last year.
The revenue from passenger traffic was Rs 25,276.54 cr with an increase of Rs 13,574.44 cr (116 percent) over the corresponding period of last year. Passenger traffic also increased compared to last year in both segments, reserved as well as unreserved. The growth from the long-distance reserved mail express trains has been sharper than the same in passenger and suburban trains.
The other coaching revenue was Rs 2437.42 cr showing an increase of Rs 811.82 cr (50 percent) over the corresponding period of last year. This growth is being fuelled by robust growth in the parcel segment.
Goods revenue was Rs 65,505.02cr by August this year and has increased by Rs 10,780.03 cr (20 percent) over the corresponding period of last year. This has been achieved through incremental loading of more than 58 MT and 18 percent growth in the NTKMs during the period. Food grains, fertilizer, cement, mineral oil, container traffic and Balance other goods segments have been important contributors in this growth, in addition to coal transportation.
The sundry revenue was Rs 2267.60 cr, showing an increase of Rs 1105 cr (95 percent) over the corresponding period of last year.