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Business News/ Companies / Company-results/  Railways earnings up by 10.29% in April-August
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Railways earnings up by 10.29% in April-August

Total goods earnings rise by 8.86% to `37,085.96 cr during the five months this year

Total passenger earnings during April-August 2013 were `14,758 cr compared to `13,005.37 cr during the same period last year, registering an increase of 13.48%. Photo: Mint (Mint)Premium
Total passenger earnings during April-August 2013 were `14,758 cr compared to `13,005.37 cr during the same period last year, registering an increase of 13.48%. Photo: Mint
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New Delhi: Railways have earned 54,462.79 crore during April-August this year as compared to 49,382.94 crore during the same period last year, registering an increase of 10.29%.

The total goods earnings have gone up from 34,067.51 crore during April-August 2012 to 37,085.96 crore during the corresponding period this year, an increase of 8.86%, according to the railway ministry data.

The total passenger earnings during the five months of the current fiscal were 14,758 crore compared to 13,005.37 crore during the same period last year, registering an increase of 13.48%.

The earnings from other coaching amounted to 1560.67 crore during April-August 2013 compared to 1261.35 crore during the same period last year, an increase of 23.73%.

The total approximate numbers of passengers booked during April–August 2013 were 3533.86 million compared to 3566.83 million during the same period last year, showing a decrease of 0.92%. In the suburban and non-suburban sectors, the numbers of passengers booked during April-August 2013 were 1883.14 million and 1650.72 million compared to 1840.18 million and 1726.55 million during the same period last year, showing an increase of 2.33% and a decrease of 4.40%, respectively.

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Published: 10 Sep 2013, 09:54 PM IST
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