Date Of Post: 11 Apr, 2018
Hyderabad : South Central Railway (SCR) gross originating earnings registered 12% growth during the last fiscal to Rs 13,673 crore compared to Rs 12,173 crore in FY 2016-17. SCR carried 379 million originating passengers, which is around 10.4 lakh passengers per day during the last financial year, according to a press release from SCR.
- The passenger earnings stood at Rs 3,861 crore during the year registering a growth of 8.3%, while the zone loaded 103.048 Million Tones, with an earnings of Rs 9,260 crore, recording 6.4% growth in loading and 16% in earnings as compared to FY 17.
- It said, during the last fiscal, 113 kms of new railway line including 73 kms of Humnabad-Gulbarga line has been completed.
- It added, SCR has taken up the task of elimination of Unmanned Level Crossing (UMLCs) on war footing and 137 such crossings have been eliminated in the last fiscal.
- Wi-Fi facility has also been launched at 28 important A-1 and A category stations and 45 railway stations with rural background in the last fiscal, taking the total number of such stations to 82.
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