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Railway Freight Loading Touched 110 Million Tonnes In August 2021 Despite Covid Impact

Railway Freight Loading Touched 110 Million Tonnes In August 2021 Despite Covid Impact

Indian Railways witnessed excessive freight loading in August 2021 regardless of pandemic challenges

Freight loading for Indian Railways throughout August 2021 touched 110.55 million tonnes, which was 16.8 per cent larger than that of the corresponding final 12 months, when it had reached 94.5 million tonnes.

The railway ministry additionally earned Rs 10,866 crore from freight loading throughout the month, which was 20 per cent greater than Rs 9,043 crore of August 2020.

Official sources mentioned that Indian Railways managed document freight loading throughout August 2021 regardless of difficulties being confronted because of the Coronavirus pandemic.

The necessary commodities transported throughout August 2021 included 47.94 million tonnes of coal, 13.53 million tonnes of iron ore, 5.77 million tonnes of pig iron and completed metal, 6.88 million tonnes of meals grains, 4.16 million tonnes of fertilisers, 3.60 million tonnes of mineral oil, 6.3 million tonnes of cement (excluding clinker) and 4.51 million tonnes of clinker.

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