Railways eyes 1,700 mn tonnes freight in FY23, 15% beyond Budget estimates

Sharp uptick in freight demand seen mainly from core basket of commodities. Railways to acquire 90,000 wagons over the next three years, will push for track development with respect to DFCs

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Under the National Rail Plan (NRP), the Centre wants to increase its modal freight share to 45 per cent by 2030.

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On the back of robust freight loading numbers in the 2021-22 fiscal, Indian Railways is internally revising its freight target for 2022-23 to 1,700 million tonne (mt), which is over

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