SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
GROWTH IN SER’s EARNINGS FROM PASSENGER TRAFFIC
Kolkata, 14th November, 2018:
During the first seven months i.e. April-October of current financial year (2018-19), South Eastern Railway has earned Rs. 1218.92 crores from originating passenger traffic which is Rs.50.44 crores more than the corresponding period of last year i.e. 2017-18 thus registering a growth of 4.32%.
This growth in passenger earnings has been possible due to increase in number of passengers carried during the first seven months of the current financial year. During April-October of the current financial year, South Eastern Railway carried 157.25 million originating passengers as against 152.18 million originating passengers carried during the corresponding period of last financial year achieving a growth of 3.33%. Out of total 157.25 million originating passengers, 81.77 million were suburban passengers while 75.48 million were non-suburban passengers. The growth in number of passengers has been observed both in suburban and non suburban segments.