Indian Railways Carry 157.30 Million Tonnes of Freight
Indian Railways have carried 157.30 million tonnes of revenue earning freight traffic during April-May 2011. The freight carried shows an increase of 10.89 million tonnes over the freight traffic of 146.41 million tonnes actually carried during the corresponding period last year, registering an increase of 7.73 per cent.
During the month of May 2011, the revenue earning freight traffic carried by Indian Railways was 79.78 million tonnes. There is an increase of 5.54 million tonnes over the actual freight traffic of 74.24 million tonnes carried by the Indian Railways during the same period last year, showing an increase of 7.46 per cent.