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Working expense is the expenditure incurred in connection with the administration, operation, maintenance and repairs of lines opened for traffic. This also includes appropriation to Pension Fund and the contribution made to the Depreciation Reserve Fund to meet the cost of replacements and renewals.
Wagon usage statistics throw adequate light on most economic and judicious use of wagon available with the system. To ensure that the carrying capacity is fully utilised, move as much as possible and remain in good fettle, the following wagon usage statistics are compiled - (i) Wagon kilometres per wagon day figure is arrived at by dividing the kilometrage run by loaded and empty wagons, excluding brake vans and empty departmental wagons, by the wagon days. Wagon days are worked out by multiplying the average number of wagons on line daily by the number of days.
Stores are the supplies of materials or parts whether purchased externally or manufactured in railway workshops required for working the railway. The data describes about direct Stores imported, Imported stores purchased in India, Stores of Indian manufacture or of indigeneous origin, Total value of stores purchases.
Train usage statistics throw adequate light on optimum use of the trains which are run on the system. It has to ensure that a) the train is given as much load as possible within the maximum permissible limit, keeping in view the hauling capacity of engines and the strength of tracks, bridges, etc., and the length of the loop lines on the sections, etc. b) The train should move as quickly as possible so that maximum amount of revenue earning work is done. c) The trains are not unduly detained at likely places of detention.
Traffic Density is the volume of traffic moving between any two points on the Railway system. It is expressed in terms of Passenger Kilometres or Net Tonne Kilometre and Train Kilometres per Running Track Kilometre or Route Kilometre.