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Railways register over 16% increase in revenues from freight

The Indian Railways have posted a 16.60 per cent increase in its revenues from freight traffic at Rs 34,083.49 crore during April-January 2007 as compared to Rs 29,231.71 crore during the corresponding period last year, an official release said.

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The Indian Railways have posted a 16.60 per cent increase in its revenues from freight traffic at Rs 34,083.49 crore during April-January 2007 as compared to Rs 29,231.71 crore during the corresponding period last year, an official release said.

Railways carried 593.67 million tonnes of freight traffic during April'06-January'07 as compared to 542.81 million tonnes carried during the corresponding period last year,an increase of 9.37 per cent.

The Net Tonne Kilo Metres (NTKM) went up from 358770 million during April'05-January'06 to 389170 million during April'06-January'07, an increase of 8.47 per cent,an official release today said.

The earnings from freight traffic during the month of January 2007 were Rs 3,842.14 crore,compared to Rs 3364.38 crore during the corresponding period last year, showing an increase of 14.20 per cent.

Railways carried 65.74 million tonnes (MTs) of freight traffic during the month as compared to 61.72 million tonnes of freight traffic during the corresponding period last year, registering an increase of 6.51 per cent.

The Net Tonne Kilo Metres (NTKM) went up from 41510 million during the month of January 2006 to 42929 million during January 2007, an increase of 3.42 per cent, it said.