Indian Railways earnings go up 17.82%

New Delhi, Mar 28 | Updated: Mar 30 2008, 04:13am hrs
The total earnings of railways from March 11 to March 20 this year were Rs 2,300.09 crore compared to Rs 1,952.22 crore during the same period last year, registering an increase of 17.82%.

The goods earnings have gone up to Rs 1,566.85 crore during this period from Rs 1,301.72 crore in the corresponding period last year, showing an increase of 20.37 %. The passenger earnings during this 10-day period was Rs 641.40 crore compared to Rs 542.07 crore during the same period last year, reflecting an increase of 18.32 %, according to a release.