Home » Railway » Railways loads the highest ever freight of 114.8 MT for the month of May

Railways loads the highest ever freight of 114.8 MT for the month of May

Despite the Covid challenges, Freight figures continue to maintain the high momentum in terms of earnings and loading in the month of May 2021 for Indian Railways.

On mission mode, Indian Railways’ Freight made highest ever loading for the month of May.

In May 2021 it is 114.8 MT which is 9.7% more than May 2019 (104.6 MT) for the same period.

The important items transported during May 2021 includes 54.52 million tonnes of Coal, 15.12 million tonnes of Iron Ore, 5.61 million tonnes of Foodgrains, 3.68 million tonnes of Fertilizers, 3.18 million tonnes of Mineral Oil, 5.36 million tonnes of Cement (excluding clinker) and 4.2 million tonnes of Clinker.

In the month of May 2021, Indian Railways earned Rs. 11604.94 crores from freight loading.

Wagon Turn around time has seen an improvement of 26% in this month. In May, 2021, wagon turn around time is registered at 4.81 days as compared to 6.46 in May 2019.

It is worth mentioning that a number of concessions/ discounts are also being given in Indian Railways to make Railways Freight movement very attractive.

It may be noted that speed of freight trains has been enhanced in the existing network.

Freight speed improvement leads saving of costs for all stake holders. Freight speed has doubled over last 18 months.

Few zones (around four zones) have registered average speed of freight trains even above 50 Kmph. Due to geographical conditions, certain sections offer good speed to freight trains.  An average speed of 45.6 Kmph is registered in May 2021 for freight trains which is 26% more as compared to 36.19 Kmph for the same period.

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

About Indianindustry Media

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

x

Check Also

Railway Parcel Management System undergoes total transformation

Indian Railways’ parcel services are geared towards providing transportation for small consignments, over a vast ...

Modernisation of Railway Stations

Upgradation/modernization/beautification of stations on Indian Railways is a continuous and on-going process. Presently, Railway stations ...

Oil and Gas Reserves in the Country

Status of Oil & Gas Reserves (2P) of the Country as on 01.04.2020 is as ...

Shri Piyush Goyal dedicates 88 Railway projects to Nation worth more than Rs. 1000crore

Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Minister of Railways, Commerce & Industry and Consumer Affairs, Food & Public ...

Running of Local/Intra-State Trains

Indian Railways neither operate train services nor maintain data pertaining to passenger  booking on State-wise ...

THEATRE LEVEL OPERATIONAL READINESS EXERCISE (TROPEX 21) INDIAN NAVY’S LARGEST WAR GAME

Indian Navy’s largest war game – the biennial Theatre Level Operational Readiness Exercise (TROPEX 21) ...

Dabur – A Popular name reminds us on wellness

BRAND PLUS   People prefer Dabur products because of product superiority and fear of people for ...

Introduction of New Trains

To facilitate passengers, Indian Railways, during the period 2018-19 & 2019-20, has introduced new services, ...

MCA amends One Person Companies (OPCs) rules Fast track mergers extended to Starts ups and other small companies

As a measure which directly benefits Startups & Innovators in the country, especially those who ...

Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (2016=100) – December, 2020

All-India CPI for Industrial Workers (2016=100) for December, 2020 decreased to 118.8 points compared to ...

WP2Social Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com