Railways carries 1107 MT goods in 2016-17, exceeds target
Saturday, April 1, 2017, 9:32 PM
Railways carried 1107MT of goods, exceeding the freight-target despite the gloomy market scenario in 2016-17 fiscal. The loading target was fixed at 1160MT in the 2016-17 which was later revised to 1094MT, keeping the prevailing market condition in mind. It had carried 1104MT freight in 2015-16. Railways earned Rs.1.67 lakh crore in 2016-17 fiscal from freight, as against Rs.1.63 lakh crore in the last-fiscal.