The railways has registered its highest ever freight loading for the month of July, the nationwide transporter mentioned in a press release on Monday.
“Indian Railways has achieved highest ever incremental freight loading of 17.54 million tonnes (MT) in July 2021 — an increase of 18.43 per cent over July 2020 — with total freight loading of 112.72 MT as against earlier best of 99.74 MT in July 2019 and as against 95.18 MT in July 2020,” it mentioned.
The assertion issued by the railway ministry mentioned that main incremental development was registered in coal loading. This July, 9.31 MT was loaded, which is a rise of 23.47 per cent over July final yr, it mentioned.
Within the cement sector, loading of two.31 MT was registered, a rise of 26.71 per cent from July final yr and for metal it was 0.45 MT, a rise of 8.72 per cent, in line with the assertion.
The railways additionally registered 1.81 MT iron ore loading, which is a 14.05 per cent enhance from final yr. Loading of merchandise corresponding to uncooked materials for metal, apart from iron ore, was 0.88 MT, a 48.62 per cent enhance, the assertion mentioned.
Equally, foodgrain loading stood at 0.43 MT this July, a 7.89 per cent enhance over final yr July, whereas container companies noticed a rise of seven.89 per cent and the loading of 1.11 MT of different gadgets was a development of 13.34 per cent, it mentioned.
“With freight loading of 451.97 million tonnes in current fiscal 2021-22 as against 336.74 up to July 2020, Indian Railways has also achieved highest ever cumulative incremental freight loading of 115.23 million tonnes i.e 34.22 per cent over same period last year 2020-21,” the assertion mentioned.
In cumulative efficiency main development has been registered over identical interval final yr in coal 55.83 MT (37.11 per cent), iron-ore 18.07 MT (43.88 per cent), cement 15.01 MT (52.91 per cent) and steadiness different items 10.45 MT (38.42 per cent), it mentioned.
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