Indian Railways have
carried 565.37 million tonnes of revenue earning freight traffic during
April-October 2012. The freight carried shows an increase of 28.45
million tonnes over the freight traffic of 536.92 million tonnes
actually carried during the corresponding period last year, registering
an increase of 5.30 per cent.
During the month of October 2012, the revenue earning freight traffic
carried by Indian Railways was 83.92 million tonnes. There is an
increase of 6.24 million tonnes over the actual freight traffic of 77.68
million tonnes carried by the Indian Railways during the same period
last year, showing an increase of 8.03 per cent.