South Eastern Railway (SER) has registered the highest growth rate of 20.36 per cent amongst all the Railways zones in the passenger reservation system (PRS) earnings during the first six months of the current financial year. The total PRS earnings of South Eastern Railway during April to September period of 2012-13 has been Rs 445.80 crores as against Rs 370.38 crores earned during the last year.
In terms of growth in PRS earnings, South Eastern Railway was followed by North Western Railway, which registered an increase of 16.63 per cent. Also, as far as the number of passengers booked on PRS is concerned, SER has registered the highest growth of 15.31 per cent amongst all the zonal Railways during April to September 2012-13. The total passenger earnings of Rs 630.43 crores of SER was 14.96 per cent higher than last year.