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WR earnings up by 7%, CR by 3%


MUMBAI: The income of Western Railway shot up through 7 according to cent in the past twelve months while that of Central Railway went up through three according to cent. The freight income for WR was once a excellent eight according to cent more than previous 12 months.

“The originating earning has been roughly Rs.12852 crore which is 7 percent more than remaining 12 months. Total freight earning all the way through this era is Rs. 8182 crore which is eight percent more than the remaining 12 months," stated WR basic manager AK Gupta in his Republic Day message.

“The CR has accomplished Rs eight,712 crore in originating income with an building up of around three according to cent over previous 12 months and ticket checking income of Rs 135.56 crore with an building up of around 12 according to cent over previous 12 months. Highest ever coal loading through Nagpur department has contributed in success of 45.82 million tonnes of freight loading with an building up of one.9 according to cent over the former 12 months," stated CR basic manager D K Sharma.


He additional said : “Fulfilling the lengthy pending demand of our passengers, we have lately presented the primary Rajdhani Express from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Mumbai. Pune-Karjat passenger educate has been prolonged upto Panvel to fulfill the increasing demand of passenger services on this rapid rising house. All the services of DEMU at the Diva-Panvel-Roha phase had been changed through MEMU. The Nerul–Seawood/Belapur–Kharkopar with 40 new EMU services. This will building up the overall day-to-day suburban services to 1772. Our team has set a record through setting up four.88m huge Foot Over Bridge on Masjid station in a record time of 33 days. We have provided LED lighting fixtures in all suburban trains for better illumination and energy conservation. We have provided a Blue light Visual Alarm Indication System at the best of door of an EMU coach on trial foundation for warning the commuters to not to board the working educate when it's about to roll out.”


"The CR lately commissioned 9 foot over bridges, 50 escalators and 19 lifts within the current financial 12 months. Mumbai department itself has commissioned 6 FOBs, 40 escalators and 11 lifts within the current 12 months. Apart from this, it has also provided 40 UTS terminals, 185 computerized ticket vending machines, 15 jansadharan ticket booking sevaks, 2 yatri ticket seva kendras, 9 station ticket booking sevaks and Mobile ticketing facility at 79 stations within the current 12 months. “Steps had been taken to modernise the pressure through installing CCTVs, X-Ray luggage scanner, beneath car scanning methods, door frame metal detectors, hand-held metal detectors, bomb detection and disposal squad beneath built-in safety machine and Nirbhaya Fund. We have procured 55 motor cycles for RPF Posts for efficient crime control,” Sharma added.


On the other hand, WR commissioned eight lifts and 4 escalators at quite a lot of stations past twelve months. “Now, there are 63 lifts and 48 escalators commissioned on Western Railway,” Gupta stated. “To make the adventure extra pleasant, we have presented 'library on wheels' in Anubhuti coach of Mumbai-Ahmedabad Shatabdi Express which has books on varied topics, together with books for children. To make the passengers' trip extra useful and entertaining, a new thought of shopping-on-board is being presented in Western Railway's 16 Mail/Express trains, contract for which has already been given,” he added.


WR has provided 37 new foot over bridges at quite a lot of stations all the way through this financial 12 months. Of those, 37 Foot over bridges, 25 had been provided on Mumbai suburban in view of dense passenger site visitors.


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