As per the data released by Ministry of Railways on 12 August 2013, the total approximate earnings of Indian Railways on originating basis during 1 April to 31 July 2013 were 44260.16 crore rupees compared to 39969.24 crore rupees during the same period in 2012, registering an increase of 10.74 per cent.
Other Highlights of Railway Revenue are as following:
• The total goods earnings have gone up from 27924.26 crore rupees during 1 April – 31 July 2012 to 30492.06 crore rupees during 1 April – 31 July 2013, registering an increase of 9.20 per cent.
• The total passenger revenue earnings during 1st April – 31st July 2013 were 11631.28 crore rupees compared to 10320.40 crore rupees during the same period last year, registering an increase of 12.70 per cent.
• The approximate revenue earnings from other coaching amounted to 1307.87 crore rupees during April - July 2013 compared to 1017.27 crore rupees during the same period last year, an increase of 28.56 per cent.
• The total approximate numbers of passengers booked during 1st April– 31st July 2013 were 2810.33 million compared to 2843.39 million during the same period last year, showing a decrease of 1.16 per cent. In the suburban and non-suburban sectors, the numbers of passengers booked during April-July 2013 were 1495.84 million and 1314.49 million compared to 1459.48 million and 1383.91 million during the same period last year, showing an increase of 2.49 per cent and a decrease of 5.02 per cent respectively.
Who: Indian Railways
When: 11 August 2013