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Unit

Data

Data Year

Data Source

Notes

Average

Range

Total Route  

km

63,327

2007

India Railway Year Book 2006-2007. P. 16.

 

 

24.6-63,327

By Gauge

route-km

 

 

 

 

 

 

Broad Gauge (1.676m)

 

49,819

2007

India Railway Year Book 2006-2007. P. 18.

 

 

 

Meter Gauge (1.000m)

 

10,622

2007

India Railway Year Book 2006-2007. P. 18.

 

 

 

Narrow Gauge (0.762)

 

2,886

2007

India Railway Year Book 2006-2007. P. 18.

 

 

 

By Type

route-km

 

 

 

 

 

 

Single Track

 

45,961

2007

India Railway Year Book 2006-07. P. 18.

 

 

 

Double Track

 

16,555.09

2007

India Railway Annual Statistical Yearbook 2006-07. P. 32.

Includes both double and multi tracks; 12,425 electrified and 3,793 non-electrified.  

 

 

Electrified

 

17,786

2007

India Railway Year Book 2006-07. P. 18.

Including single and double/multiple tracks.

 

 

Three/Multiple Tracks

 

810.73

2007

India Railway Annual Statistical Yearbook 2006-07. P. 32.

 

 

 

Total Track

km

109,996

2007

India Railway Year Book 2006-07. P. 16.

 

 

 

Total Population

million

1,109.8

2007

World Development Indicators. World Bank.

 

 

 

Total Land Area

sq km

2,973,190

2007

CIA - The World Fact Book, https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/in.html#Geo.  Accessed on May 15, 2008.

 

 

 

Railway Density in terms of  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Population

rail route km/1,000 people

0.06

2007

WB Staff Calculation  

63,327/1,109,800

0.031

0.0008-0.06

Land Area

rail route km/sq km land  

0.02

2007

WB Staff Calculation  

63,327/2,973,190

0.012

0.00004-0.2

Railway Traffic Density of Passenger  

passengers transported annually/rail route km

98,205

 2007

 WB Staff Calculation  

 

46,709

10,452-98,205

Railway Traffic Density of Freight  

tonnes transported annually/rail route km

11,492

 2007

 WB Staff Calculation  

 

2,958

153-11,492

Freight Tonnes Carried - Net Tonne Kilometers (NTKM)

million  

480,993

2007

India Railway Year Book 2006-07. P56.

 

 

 

Passenger Kilometers (PKM)

million

694,764

2007

India Railway Year Book 2006-07. P44.

 

 

 

No.of Employees

 

1,406,430

2007

http://www.indianrailways.gov.in/

Regular employees only.  

 

 

(NTKM + PKM)/Employee

US$-km  

  0.836

2007

Indian Railway Year Book 2002-2003. PP. 61,48, and 79

 

 

 

(Freight Revenue + Passenger Revenue)/Employee

thousand US $

5.653

2003

Indian Railway Year Book 2002-2003. PP. 61,50, and 79

 

 

 

Average Rail Tariff

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Freight  

US$/ton km

0.021

2007

Indian Railway Annual Statistical Statement 2006-07. P.123.

Average 85.4 paise (0. 854 Indian Rupee) for all gauge. 1US dollar = 41 INR in 2007.

0.044

0.013-0.14

Passenger

US$ per passenger per km

0.006

2003

Indian Railway Annual Statistical Statement 2006-07. P.88,89,90,91. 

Average 23.86 paise (0.2386 Indian Rupee) charged per passenger per km. 1US dollar = 41 INR in 2007.

0.006

0.006-0.01

Goods Transported Annually by Rail  

million tonnes/yr

727.75

2007

India Railway Year Book 2006-07. P. 53.

 

 

 

Passenger Transported Annually by Rail

million passengers/yr

6,219

2007

India Railway Year Book 2006-07. P. 42.

 

 

 

Rail Passenger Revenue  

US$/passenger

0.67

2007

Indian Railway Year Book 2006-07.

Calculated by total passenger revenue divided by no. of passengers.

 

 

 

US$/passenger-route km

0.00001

2007

Indian Railway Year Book2006-07.

Total rail passenger revenue divided by the product of the no. of passengers and total route km.)

 

 

 

US$/PKM

0.00603

2007

Indian Railway Year Book 2006-07..  

Total rail passenger revenue divided by PKM.

 

 

Rail Freight Revenue  

US$/ton goods

13.77

2007

Indian Railway Year Book 2006-07.

Total rail freight revenue divided by total freight ton carried..  

 

 

 

US$/ton-route km

0.0002

2007

Indian Railway Year Book 2006-07.

Total rail freight revenue divided by the product of total freight ton carried and total route km.

0.0013

0.0002-0.0048

 

US$/NTKM

0.0208

2007

Indian Railway Year Book 2006-07.

Total rail freight revenue divided by NTKM.

 

 

No. of Main Line Locomotives Operational  -- Total

 

8,153

2007

Indian Railway Year Book 2006-07. P30.

 

 

 

Electric

 

3,294

2007

Indian Railway Year Book 2006-07. P30.

 

 

 

Diesel

 

4,816

2007

Indian Railway Year Book 2006-07. P30.

 

 

 

Steam

 

43

2007

Indian Railway Year Book 2006-07. P30.

 

 

 

No. of Passenger Coaches  

 

38,199

2007

Indian Railway Year Book 2006-07. P30.

Includes rail cars.  

 

 

No. of Freight Wagons

 

207,719

2007

Indian Railway Year Book 2006-07. P30.

 

 

 

Railway Passenger Share (% of total passenger domestic travel)

%

 

 

 

In terms of PKM.  

 

6% - 9.4%

Railway Freight Haulage Share (% of total freight domestic carriage)

%

 

 

 

In terms of TKM.  

 

3.9% - 15%

Rail Passenger Tariff

US$ per passenger per km

 

 

 

 

 

 

Long Distance

 

0.001

2007

Indian Railway Annual Statistical Statement 2006-07. P 93, P94.

It is the value for Non-suburban. Average 5.62 paise per passenger per km. 1US dollar = 41 INR in 2007.

0.0048

0.003-0.006

Urban

 

0.002

2007

Indian Railway Annual Statistical Statement 2006-07. P 93, P94.

Average 8.2 paise per passenger per km. 1US dollar = 41 INR in 2007.

 

0.003

Suburban

 

 

 

 

 

 

  0.003

Percentage of Multi-Tracked Lines

%

25.7%

2003

 

 

30%

9.06%-54.30%

Total Operating Revenue

thousand US$

15,212,315

2007

Indian Railway Year Book 2006-07. P86.

627315000 thousand Rs, as gross earnings (excluding suspenses). 1US dollar = 41 INR in 2007.

 

 

Total Operating Expenses

thousand US$

11,962,569

2007

Indian Railway Year Book 2006-07. P86.

490465300 thousand Rs, as working expenses. 1US dollar = 41 INR in 2007.

 

 

Net Operating Income

thousand US$

3,249,746

2007

Indian Railway Year Book 2006-07. P86.

Calculated as gross earnings less working expenses.

 

 

Operating Revenue per Kilometer Route

thousand US$/rail route km

240.22

2003

Indian Railway Year Book 2006-07. P86.

 

 

 

Operating Expenses per Kilometer Route

thousand US$/rail route km

188.90

2003

Indian Railway Year Book 2006-07. P86.

 

 

 

Net Operating Income per Kilometer Route

thousand US$/rail route km

51.32

2007

Calculate based on raw data in Indian Railway Annual Statistical Statements 2002-03.  

 

 

 




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