Increase in Revenue for Western and Central Railway through their Mobile Ticketing App

In the last five years, Railways has earned its highest grossing record of ₹3,059.3 crores in 2018-19.


Railways have broken their own records with the highest revenue in the year 2018-19 by grossing ₹3,059.3 crore. Out of this, They earned ₹779.52 crores from its suburban operations, which is 2.92 per cent more than the previous financial year. The Mumbai division has earned from advertising, ticket checking etc.

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Compared to last year, the earnings from the goods increased by 59 per cent with ₹57.12 crores, while the revenue from passengers was ₹26,89,07 crores. The ticket checking drive earned ₹6,59,36 crores, which is 18.38 per cent more than the previous year. In the last financial year, the division ended 12 unmanned level crossings by introducing subways and 39-foot overbridges.  

Along with earnings, the Railways have also benefited a lot in the sale of mobile tickets. In the month of March, Central Railway sold 13,79,677 e-tickets. Similarly, Western Railway has sold 8,88,629 mobile tickets. Twenty-two million tickets were sold in the month of March.

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