Railways carried 770 mn tonnes of freight in April-December

New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Indian Railways carried 769.74 million tonnes of revenue earning freight traffic during April 1 to Dec 31, 2013, an official statement said Thursday.

The freight carried shows an increase of 34.52 million tonnes over the freight traffic of 735.22 million tonnes actually carried during the corresponding period last year — registering an increase of 4.70 percent, the statement said.
During the month of December 2013, the revenue earning freight traffic carried by Indian Railways was 92.16 million tonnes. This was an increase of 3.94 million tonnes over the actual freight traffic of 88.22 million tonnes carried by the Indian Railways during the same period last year — showing an increase of 4.47 percent.