Rlys freight loading up by 4.60 per cent
Indian Railways carried 445.73 million tones of revenue earning freight traffic during 1st April- 31st August 2014. The freight carried shows an increase of 19.59 million tones over the freight traffic of 426.14 million tones actually carried during last year, registering an increase of 4.60 per cent. During the month of August 2014, the revenue earning freight traffic was 88.15 million tones. There is an increase of 5.01 million tones over the actual freight traffic of 83.14 million tones carried by the railways during the same period last year, showing an increase of 6.03 per cent.