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Passenger Business of Railways

Catalog Info

Suburban traffic is the passenger traffic moving in metropolitan areas (at present in Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai) where special concession rates for season tickets are applicable. Passenger traffic of Kolkata Metro is also treated as Suburban traffic. Non-Suburban traffic represents passenger traffic other than suburban traffic. Passengers originating means number of passengers booked from each gauge of the railway. Passenger kilometre is the unit of measure of passenger traffic corresponding to the conveyance of a passenger over a distance of one kilometre. Average lead represents the average distance each passenger is transported. Average rate is worked out by dividing the earnings from passenger carried by the corresponding passenger kilometres. Data includes Total Passenger Traffic for Suburban and Non Suburban, Gauge wise Suburban and Non Suburban, Passengers originating for All Gauges, Passenger kilometres for All Gauges, Earnings from passengers carried (non-suburban) for All Gauges, Average rate charged per passenger per kilometre for All Gauges, Average number of kilometres a passenger was carried for All Gauges, Earnings, average rate and average, Average rate charged per passenger per kilometre (in Paise). Data includes Total Passenger Traffic for Suburban and Non Suburban, Gauge wise Suburban and Non Suburban, Passengers originating for All Gauges, Passenger kilometres for All Gauges, Earnings from passengers carried (non-suburban) for All Gauges, Average rate charged per passenger per kilometre for All Gauges, Average number of kilometres a passenger was carried for All Gauges, Earnings, average rate and average, Average rate charged per passenger per kilometre (in Paise).
Chief Data Officer
Name: Dr. R. Badri Narayan
Designation:
Executive Director
Ministry/State/Department: Ministry of Railways
Phone:
  • +91 1123388373
  • +91 9717641078
Address:
Room No.476-B, Ministry of Railways (Railway Board), Rail Bhavan, Raisina Road, New Delhi - 110001