Central Railway Transports 58 million tonne freight from 1st April 2020 to 13th March 2021

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Mumbai, 17 March 2021: Central Railway has transported 57.94 million tonnes of freight successfully in meeting the needs of various sectors during the period from 1.4.2020 to 13.32021.

In the last 3 months viz. December 2020, January and February 2021, Central Railway has consistently achieved more than 2% in originating loading.

Central Railway achieved 5.87 million tonne originating loading in December 2020 as compared to 5.72 million tonnes in December 2019 (increase of 2.72%); 6.16 million tonnes in January 2021 as compared to 5.96 million tonnes in January 2020 (increase of 3.4%) and 5.93 million tonnes in February 2021 as compared to 5.80 million tonnes in February 2020 (increase of 2.2%).

Central Railway carried 28.72 million tonne coal to various power plants to ensure un-interrupted supply of electricity; 1.54 million tonne food grains and sugar; 3.07 million tonne fertilizers and 0.58 million tonne onions for the benefit of farmers; 4.82 million tonne petroleum products; 1.74 million tonne iron and steel; 5.52 million tonne cement; 8.96 million tonne container wagons and 2.99 million tonne de-oiled cake and miscellaneous goods.