SER registers over 3.5 pc growth in freight loading

SER has registered 173.07 Million Tonnes (MT) of freight in the first ten months (April-January) of the current financial year (2023-24).

Kolkata, Feb 9 : South Eastern Railway (SER) has registered 173.07 Million Tonnes (MT) of freight in the first ten months (April-January) of the current financial year (2023-24) registering a growth of 3.54 percent, compared to the corresponding period of the previous financial year.

During this period, the revenue generation from originating freight loading has also increased to Rs 15656.42 crore as against Rs 14948.86 crore in the same period of the previous year. The earnings from freight loading have enhanced by 4.73 percent for SER.

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SER has also registered growth in earnings from the loading of coal, Iron ore, and fertilizer in the first ten months i.e. April to January of the current financial year (2023-24).

During this period, SER has loaded 43.51 MT of coal and earned Rs 4784.48 crore from coal loading which is 7.03 Percent more than the corresponding period of the previous fiscal.

The main commodities of freight loading during this period were iron ore, coal, pig Iron & finished steel, cement, fertilizers, and petroleum products.