Indian Railways records the highest freight loading in May
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Indian Railways records the highest freight loading in May

Overcoming the anticipated deceleration in the month of elections, Indian Railways maintained its record of highest-ever goods loading in May 2024. According to an official announcement, in May 2024, the national transporter transported 139.16 million tonne (MT) of goods. Compared to the 134.16 MT loading attained in May 2023, this is 3.6% greater. According to an official release, goods revenue in May 2024 was Rs 152 billion, up from Rs 146 billion in the same month of fiscal 2023?24. With this, starting in October 2020, the national transporter has recorded the largest goods loading for 56 consecutive months. In April and May of fiscal 2024?25, the total goods loaded were 267.47 MT. At 72.01 MT, coal remained the most frequently transported item on the national transport system, followed by iron ore at 14.61 MT.

Indian Railways loaded 1591 MT of goods during the whole fiscal year that ended in March 2024, up from 1512 MT for the previous fiscal year. During the fiscal year 2023?2024, records of new lines, track replacement, and railway electrification were also kept. For the entire fiscal year 2023?2024, the Railways transported 787.61 MT of coal, 180.95 MT of iron ore, 153.80 MT of cement, and 114.36 MT of other commodities. According to an official, this accomplishment comes after Indian Railways' "Hungry for Cargo" campaign to enhance service delivery at reasonable costs.

Overcoming the anticipated deceleration in the month of elections, Indian Railways maintained its record of highest-ever goods loading in May 2024. According to an official announcement, in May 2024, the national transporter transported 139.16 million tonne (MT) of goods. Compared to the 134.16 MT loading attained in May 2023, this is 3.6% greater. According to an official release, goods revenue in May 2024 was Rs 152 billion, up from Rs 146 billion in the same month of fiscal 2023?24. With this, starting in October 2020, the national transporter has recorded the largest goods loading for 56 consecutive months. In April and May of fiscal 2024?25, the total goods loaded were 267.47 MT. At 72.01 MT, coal remained the most frequently transported item on the national transport system, followed by iron ore at 14.61 MT. Indian Railways loaded 1591 MT of goods during the whole fiscal year that ended in March 2024, up from 1512 MT for the previous fiscal year. During the fiscal year 2023?2024, records of new lines, track replacement, and railway electrification were also kept. For the entire fiscal year 2023?2024, the Railways transported 787.61 MT of coal, 180.95 MT of iron ore, 153.80 MT of cement, and 114.36 MT of other commodities. According to an official, this accomplishment comes after Indian Railways' Hungry for Cargo campaign to enhance service delivery at reasonable costs.

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