New Delhi: Indian Railways has registered record revenue figures of Rs. 2.40 Lakh Crores for Financial Year 2022-23, the Ministry said on Monday.
This revenue is nearly Rs.49,000 Crores more than the previous year, reflecting a growth of 25 percent.
In the Freight segment, the Railways registered Rs.1.62 lakh Crores, a growth of nearly 15 percent over the previous year.
“Indian Railways’ passenger revenues have registered an all-time high growth of 61% to reach Rs.63,300 Crores” it said in a statement.
After meeting all revenue expenditure, Railways generated Rs 3200 Crores for Capital investment from its internal resources.
In terms of Traffic revenue, Indian Railways earned Rs 63,300 Cr. as passenger revenue in 2022-23 as compared to Rs 39,214 Cr. in 2021-22 which is 61% higher than the last financial year, said the railways.
Total Railway Receipts during 22-23 is Rs 2,39,892 Cr as compared to Rs. 1,91,367 Cr. in 2021-22.
“Total Railway expenditure during 22-23 is Rs 2,37,375 Cr as compared to Rs 2,06,391 Cr. in 2021-22. The operating ratio during FY 22-23 is 98.14%” it said.
In terms of Capital expenditure, the Capital invested was Rs 1,09,004 Cr during FY 22-23 as compared to Rs 81,664 Cr in 21-22. UNI