Recovery tracker: Decline in railway freight numbers, air traffic

Vehicle registrations and power generation is higher than before

cars, SUVs

Vehicle registrations declined week-on-week, but were over 50 per cent higher than in 2019. There were 565,000 vehicles registered for the week ending 31st October

Sachin P MampattaKrishna Kant Mumbai
Select weekly indicators of economic activity drifted lower towards the end of October.

The Indian Railways carried a lower quantity of goods for the latest week than in the corresponding period last year. There was a 2.68 per cent year-on-year decline in freight quantity compared with a 1.96 growth seen the previous week. The amount of money it made from carrying these goods, called freight revenue, grew at 2.32 per cent in the latest week compared to 10.54 per cent previously.

The number of air passengers dipped to around 360,000 on a seven-day moving average basis as of Sunday. It was around 362,000 in the same period last week. The on a seven-day moving average number of domestic flights was

First Published: Oct 31 2022 | 5:52 PM IST

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