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Friday, February 13, 2009


# Ticket booking beyond Internet, petrol pumps,

# Average freight revenue rate up 3-8% in five years

# Accidents reduced from 325 in FY04 to 194 in FY08

# Planned investment of Rs 2.3 lakh crore in 11th 5-yr plan; Rs 70,000 crore in the past four years

# Goods train to have 78% more capacity

# Passenger trains to have 22% more capacity

# 1,100 km of new rail lines installed in last five years

# There has not been any burden on the common man in the past five years.

# Railways had a surplus of Rs 90,000 crore (Rs 900 billion).

Expects 19,320 cr cash revenue in FY09

February 13, 2009

# Railway raised $100mn loan at 4% in Nov 2008.

# The makeover of Railways has been better than that of private sector companies.

# Winning customers hearts is key

# Freight revenues up 14%

# Revenues up 12% till December, more than expected

# Wagon output to be increased from 6000 to 15,000 a year

# 6th Pay comm to benefit 1.4 mn rail employees

# Rs 37,905 crore to be invested in FY10

# Expects 19,320 cr cash revenue in FY09
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1 comment:

Kappu said...

That is some mindblowing statistics! What I like about trains is the lessening of congestion in road traffic and the quickness! :)

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