Indian Railways Passenger and Freight Earnings Down in 8 Months of FY20

Slowing Demand and pessimistic economic outlook have upset the Indian Railways' financial plans for the year, as freight and passenger earnings have not only missed targets but also declined as compared to... Read more »

Indian Railways Earned Rs. 51,066 Crores From Passenger Fares in FY18-19

During the Financial Year 2018-19, Passenger traffic on Indian Railways has registered a growth of 1.8% as compared to the previous year Read more »

CAG Report on Indian Railways: Questions Increased Reliance on External Borrowings, Gross Budgetary Support

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India has flagged the rising dependence of the Indian Railways on external funds for capital expenditure as a problem. Read more »

IR Needs to Focus on Higher Internal Revenue Generation: CAG Report

Analysing the national transport behemoth’s numbers both bottom-up and top-down, the CAG concluded that Indian Railways (IR) could not have shown a surplus of earnings (of Rs 1,665.61 crore) over its expenses... Read more »

CAG on Railways: Declining Revenue Surplus, 95% of Freight Profits Used to Subsudize Passenger Ops Losses

Operating Ratio of 98.44 per cent was the worst in the last ten years. Indian Railways, in fact, would have ended up with a negative balance of ₹5,676.29 crore instead of surplus... Read more »

Zonal Performance: Midyear Review Throws Up Surprises – ER, NER, NFR Top Results, CR, NR, NCR Score Lowest

An extensive mid-year performance review of Indian Railways' zones conducted by the Railway Board threw up several surprises. Most zones have missed their proportionate targets for originating goods or passenger traffic. Read more »

Steps Taken by Indian Railways to Increase Non-Fare Revenue, Monetization of Land and FDI in IR

Several steps have been taken to increase non-fare revenue of Indian Railways by monetization of land and other assets, Minister of Railways, Piyush Goyal told Lok Sabha in a written reply. Read more »

Rashtriya Rail Sanraksha Kosh (RRSK) to Receive Corpus of 1 Lakh Crores in 5 Years

The fund will receive a corpus of Rs1 lakh crore over a period of 5 years starting from 2017-18. Details of funds allocated under Rashtriya Rail Sanraksha Kosh (RRSK) during the financial... Read more »

SER’s freight loading up nine per cent yoy

SER sees robust freight loading performance. For the period April-October of 2019-20, SER loaded 96.10 million tonnes of freight as against 88.38 million tonnes loaded yoy. Read more »

WR is top ad revenue earner

Earns close to Rs 40 crore RailPost Bureau September 30, 2019 Western Railway has earned revenue of Rs.39.42 Crore till August 2019 this year, generated from commercial advertisements with a major share... Read more »