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Freight loading growing steadily in N. F. Railway Registers over 20% growth in July, 2022

ByNE India Broadcast

Aug 12, 2022

Northeast Frontier Railway has been continuously registering growth in freight loading. N. F. Railway has loaded 1.031 million tonnes (MT) during the month of July, 2022. This is an increase of 20.3% in comparison to the corresponding period of the previous year. N. F. Railway has loaded 4.011 MT from April to July of this financial year. This is an increase of 26% as compared to corresponding period of the previous year.

During the month of July, 2022, coal loading increased by 440% and loading of few other commodities like stone chips, potatoes etc. also increased by a good margin in comparison to corresponding period of the previous year. During the month, fertilizer loading increased by 75%, container loading increased by 83.3%, POL loading increased by 8.7%, cement loading increased by 66.7% and loading of other commodities increased by 35.7%.

During the current financial year from April, 2022 to July, 2022, coal loading increased by 1831.6%, dolomite loading increased by 14.6% in comparison to corresponding period of the previous year. Cement loading increased by 66.7%, POL loading increased by 15%, container loading increased by 41.7% and other commodities increased by 25.9%. It is overall increase of 26%.

Freight transportation by rail is safer and quicker than roadways and is the most environment friendly mode available for customers. N. F. Railway has been exploring all possible ways to boost the freight loading performance.

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