Indian Railways: Indian Railways has come to its earlier operational level after recovering from the Kovid crisis, there has been a huge increase in the number of passengers traveling along with its freight. In the first 8 months of the current financial year, there has been a strong increase in the earnings of railways from passenger fares. You will be happy to know its figure.
Railway’s earnings from passenger segment grew by 76% in the first eight of the current financial year.
The total estimated earnings of Indian Railways during April to November 2022 is Rs 43,324 crore on a preliminary basis, which is 76 per cent higher than Rs 24,631 crore earned during the same period last year. In this way, Indian Railways has registered a 76 percent increase in revenue from the passenger segment between April and November. Railways gave this information in a statement on Friday and also tweeted.
The number of reservations increased in different categories of tickets
The total estimated number of passengers booked during the period April 1 to November 30, 2022 in the reserved passengers segment is 53.65 lakh, showing a growth of 10 per cent as compared to 48.60 lakh during the same period last year. During the period from April 1 to November 30, 2022, a revenue of Rs 34,303 crore has been generated from the reserved passenger segment. This shows an increase of 50 per cent as compared to Rs 22,904 crore received during the same period last year.
Strong increase in the number of non-reserved passenger tickets
The total estimated number of passengers booked in non reserved passenger segment during the period from 1st April to 30th November, 2022 is 35,273 lakhs. This number was 13,813 lakh during the same period in the previous year, which shows an increase of 155 percent compared to the previous year. The revenue earned from the non-reserved passenger segment for the period April 1 to November 30, 2022 has been Rs 9021 crore, showing a growth of 422 per cent as compared to Rs 1728 crore received during the same period last year.