The Central Railway's has registered Freight Loading of 7.42 million tonnes for the month of April-2023, against loading of 7.14 million tonnes for the month of April-2022, with an increase of 3.91% and is the best ever loading in any month of April and has generated freight revenue of Rs.771.50 crore in April-2023 as compared to Rs.715.10 crore in April-2022, which is an increase of 7.9%.
The Central Railway has improved performance in all commodities which has enabled it to achieve the incremental loading over the corresponding month last year.
It has registered loading of 243 rakes of Cement and Clinker in April-2023 as against 178 rakes in April -2022. Also 95 rakes of Automobiles have been loaded in April -2023 as against 66 rakes in April -2022. Container loading in April-2023 improved by 9.9% over last year. 722 rakes have been loaded in April-2023 as against 657 rakes in April-2022.
A total of 201 rakes of Petroleum products have been loaded in April-2023 as against 182 rakes in April-2022. 90 rakes of Fertilizer have been loaded in April-2023 as against 57 rakes in April-2022. The loading of Iron & Steel has increased to 159 rakes in April-2023 as against 93 rakes in April-2022. Also, loading of iron ore has also increased to 73 rakes in April-2023 as against 44 rakes in April-2022.
NTKM, which is payload of one tonne carried over one km increased by 3.21% in the month of April-2023 as compared to April-2022.