A- A A+
Last Updated : Mar 1 2021 4:48PM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
Nationwide 2nd phase COVID-19 vaccination drive to cover senior citizens & people above 45 years with co-morbidities begins today            PM Modi gets vaccinated at Delhi’s AIIMS; appeals people to come forward for vaccination to make country Corona free            India of 21st century needs post-harvest revolution & value addition amid increasing agriculture production, says PM            National COVID-19 recovery rate reaches to 97.07 per cent            Bidding for telecom spectrum auction to commence from today           

Business News

Jan 02, 2021
5:24PM

Freight figures maintain high momentum in earnings, loading in Dec 2020 for Indian Railways

@RailMinIndia
Freight figures continue to maintain the high momentum in terms of earnings and loading in the month of December 2020 for Indian Railways.

On mission mode, Indian Railways' Freight loading for the month of December 2020 crossed last year’s loading and earnings for the same period.

In the month of December 2020, Indian Railways loading was 118.13 million tonnes which is 8.54 per cent higher compare to last year’s loading for the same period which was 108.84 million tonnes.

In this period Indian Railways earned 11 thousand 7 hundred 88.11 crore rupees from freight loading which is also 6.87 per cent higher compared to last year’s earnings for the same period.

In the month of December 2020, Indian Railways loading includes 50.67 million tonnes of coal, 15.31 million tonnes of iron ore, 6.13 million tonnes of foodgrains, 5.23 million tonnes of fertilizers, 4.3 million tonnes of mineral oil and 7.46 million tonnes of cement excluding clinker.

A number of concessions or discounts are also being given in Indian Railways to make Railways Freight movement very attractive. Improvements in freight movements will be institutionalized and incorporated in the upcoming zero based time table.

COVID 19 has been used by Indian Railways an opportunity to improve all round efficiencies and performances.

   Related News

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 1 (Mar) Midday News 1 (Mar) Evening News 28 (Feb) Hourly 1 (Mar) (1600hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 1 (Mar) दोपहर समाचार 1 (Mar) समाचार संध्या 28 (Feb) प्रति घंटा समाचार 1 (Mar) (1310hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 1 (Mar) Khabrein(Day) 1 (Mar) Khabrein(Eve) 28 (Feb)
Aaj Savere 1 (Mar) Parikrama 28 (Feb)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 28 (Feb) Samayki 1 (Jan) Sports Scan 28 (Feb) Spotlight/News Analysis 28 (Feb) Employment News 28 (Feb) रोजगार समाचार 28 (Feb) World News 28 (Feb) Samachar Darshan 22 (Mar) Radio Newsreel 21 (Mar)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 12 (Mar) Surkhiyon Mein 28 (Feb) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 11 (Mar) Vaad-Samvaad 17 (Mar) Money Talk 17 (Mar) Current Affairs 6 (Mar) Sanskrit Saptahiki 27 (Feb) North East Diary 28 (Feb)