Rail­ways freight rev­enue ris­ing

Maritime Gateway - - Brief News -

The rev­enue of the rail­ways from freight move­ment has gone up by more than eight per cent be­tween April-de­cem­ber 2017 as com­pared to the same pe­riod pre­vi­ous year. Mohd Jamshed, Mem­ber, Traf­fic, Rail­way Board, said earn­ing from freight in 2017 (April- De­cem­ber) were `80,691 crore, while in the same pe­riod in 2016, it earned the rail­ways `76,288 crore. Rail­way Min­is­ter Piyush Goyal re­cently said that the rail­ways had set a tar­get to triple its freight traf­fic to three bil­lion tonnes by 2030 from the ex­ist­ing 1.1 bil­lion tonnes.

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