Railways revenue up by 13.27 percent during April-November

New Delhi, Dec 10: The total earnings of Indian Railways on originating basis during April-November 2013 were Rs.89,339.64 crore approximate compared to Rs.78,871.47 crore during the same period last year, which is a growth of 13.27 percent, an official release said here Tuesday.

The total goods earnings have gone up from Rs.54,482.80 crore during April 1 to Nov 30, 2012, to Rs.60,150.41 crore during April 1-November 30, 2013, registering an increase of 10.40 percent.

The total passenger revenue earnings during April-November 2013 were Rs.24,523.69 crore compared to Rs.20,423.28 crore during the same period last year, registering an increase of 20.08 percent, the release said.

The approximate revenue earnings from other coaching amounted to Rs.2,515.81 crore during April 1-Nov 30, 2013, compared to Rs.2,061.53 crore during the same period last year, an increase of 22.04 percent.

The total approximate numbers of passengers booked during April 1 to Nov 30, 2013 were 5,662.38 million compared to 5,695.10 million during the same period last year, showing a decrease of 0.57 percent.

In the suburban and non-suburban sectors, the numbers of passengers booked during April-November 2013 were 3,027.88 million and 2,634.50 million compared to 2,958.80 million and 2,736.30 million during the same period last year, showing an increase of 2.33 percent and a decrease of 3.72 percent respectively.

IANS