Approximate increase of 16.9% recorded in the passenger revenue earnings.
The Indian Railways has anticipated an increase in their revenue earning. The very increment was recorded around 11.9%. The approximate earnings of Indian Railways during 1st April to 30th June 2013 was Rs 33,497.1 crore. As of last year, the total earning was recorded at around Rs 29,926.7 crore during the same period, thus abiding an increase of 11.9%.
The earnings from goods has also seen considerable upturn since last fiscal. The total goods earnings were estimated at around Rs 23,194 crore during 1st April –30th June 2013. The goods earnings which was recorded last year for the same term were around Rs 21,211.4 crore, thus pouring out a clear increase of 9.4% in the revenue earning.
The revenue which is generated from passengers has also summed up an appreciable increment. The total passenger revenue earnings during 1st April – 30th June 2013 were recorded around Rs 8,724.7 crore. Comparing this with last year’s earning during the same term, the revenue was recorded around Rs 7,462.2 crore, registering an increase of 16.9%.
The revenue mounted from coaches also incurred an increase of 36.2%. The approximate railway revenue earning was estimated at Rs 1014.4 crore during April – June 2013. As of last year it was around Rs 744.7 crore.
However, passenger bookings has witnessed a decrease of 0.7%. The approximate numbers of passengers booked during 1st April-30th June 2013 were 2,100.2 million. Last year, the sum was around 2,114.7 million estimated during the same period. In the suburban and non-suburban sectors, the number of passengers booked during April-June 2013 were 1,100.9 million and 999.3 million. While that of last year were 1,074.8 million and 1,039.9 million during the same period, converting into an increase of 2.4% as well as a decrease of 3.9% respectively.