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Railways’ registers 8.5% rise in earnings

Railways’ registers 8.5% rise in earnings
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First Published: Tue, Feb 09 2010. 12 24 AM IST
Updated: Tue, Feb 09 2010. 12 24 AM IST
New Delhi: The Indian Railways posted earnings of Rs70,501 crore in the 10 months from 1 April 2009 to 31 January 2010, an 8.5% increase over the Rs64,943.32 crore it recorded during the same period the previous year.
Goods earnings went up from Rs44,035 crore during to Rs47,763 crore while passenger revenue was Rs19,393 crore compared to Rs18,057 crore.
The national transporter booked approximately 6 billion passengers, a 5% increase over last year, the railways said in an emailed press statement.
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First Published: Tue, Feb 09 2010. 12 24 AM IST