ER’S FREIGHT LOADING UP BY 38.20% DURING MAY 2021
Kolkata, June 11, 2021
Eastern Railway’s freight loading & freight earning performance during May 2021 is quite laudable. During May 2021, Eastern Railway succeeded in loading 6.44 million tonnes as against 4.66 million tonnes loaded during the corresponding period of last year i.e. May 2020, registering a growth of 38.20% over the last year. The main commodities loaded were coal, cement, iron ore, stone, ballast, sand etc.
The originating freight earnings of the Railway during May 2021 is Rs. 531.95 crores as against Rs. 307.38 crores earned during the corresponding period of last year i.e. May 2020, registering a growth of 73.06% over the last year.
The above freight performance of Eastern Railway denotes its sincere commitment to maintain back end supply chain effectively and to dispatch freight commodities in different parts of the country faster to suit the growth of the national economy during the prevailing hour of pandemic crisis.