Guwahati, Mar 21 (UNI): The North East Frontier Railway has registered a growth in freight loading by more than 54.3 per cent in February 2022 compared to the same period last year.
“NF Railway loaded 0.961 MT during February, 2022. This is an increase of 54.3% in comparison to the corresponding period of last year. NF Railway loaded 9.183 MT during the period from April, 2021 to February, 2022 as compared to 6.932 MT done in corresponding period of last year. This is an increase of 32.5 per cent,” a statement said.
During February 2022, coal loading was increased by 24-20% while loading of a few other commodities was also increased by a good margin in NF Railway in comparison to last year. During this year from April 2021 to February 2022, coal loading increased by 34.7%, dolomite loading increased by 180.7% in comparison to the same period of last year.
Foodgrain loading increased by 9.4%, fertiliser by 16.4%, container by 65%,and other commodities by 90.8%. It is an overall increase of 32.5% in comparison to the last year loading up to February 2021, the statement added.