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09-07-2024
Press Release: HOWRAH DIVISION ACHIEVES REMARKABLE FREIGHT LOADING GROWTH IN THE FIRST QUARTER OF THE FINANCIAL YEAR 2024-25

HOWRAH  DIVISION ACHIEVES REMARKABLE FREIGHT LOADING GROWTH IN  THE FIRST QUARTER OF THE FINANCIAL YEAR 2024-25


Kolkata , July 06, 2024 :
                                                                                                                                                                                             Howrah Division of Eastern Railway with its continuous endeavor to increase freight business volume  has recorded a giant leap of 39% in freight loading for the first quarter of the current financial year. The Division achieved a cumulative freight loading of 5.610 million tonnes for the period April-June, 2024, compared to 4.035 million tonnes in April- June 2023, marking an impressive growth. 

    
 Coal remains the primary contributor to the freight loading, highlighting the  Division's critical role in the transportation of essential commodities. In addition to coal, the Howrah Division handles a diverse range of general goods including steel, cement, food grains, and more, catering to the varied needs of industries and businesses across the region.                                                                                             

The Eastern Railway continues to prioritize freight transportation as a key area for growth and development, contributing significantly to the economy by facilitating the seamless movement of goods across the country.




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