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Major achievements of Indian Railways in Financial Year -2021-22

Ministry of Railways

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Posted On:

01 APR 2022 3:56PM by PIB Delhi

During the Financial Year- 2021-22, Indian Railways (IR) achieved milestones in various categories including freight loading, electrification, New Line/ Doubling/ Gauge Conversion, Loco production and also the integration of technology for ensuring safety.

Highlights of Indian Railways (IR) achievements in Financial Year- 2021-22 are mentioned below:

  1. Freight Loading: IR has loaded 1418.10 MT during 2021-22 as compared to 1233.24 MT in 2020-21 (+184.99 MT)+15 %. This is the highest ever loading for IR in a Financial Year and IR has achieved highest ever monthly loadings in consecutive respective 19 months from Sep’20 to Mar’22).
  2. Record electrification of 6,366 RKMs has been achieved in IR history during 2021-22. Previous highest electrification was 6,015 RKM during 2020-21. As on 31.03.2022, out of 65,141 RKM of BG network of IR (including KRCL), 52,247 BG RKM has been electrified, which is 80.20% of the total BG network.
  3. In New Line/ Doubling/ Gauge Conversion, 2904 km was achieved against target of 2400 Km, and 2361 km of 2020-21. It is 23% more than last year. It is also the Highest ever commissioning (excluding DFC)
  4. Highest ever Electric Loco Production & induction of 1,110 Locos (965 by Rly Pus + 35 BHEL +  110 Madhepura) was achieved in FY 2021-22
  5. Highest ever Scrap Sale achieved Rs 5316.1 Cr, as compared to Rs  4571.4  Cr in 2020-21 (+16.2%) (Target: Rs 4100 Cr)
  6. Total Panel/ Electronic Interlocking of Stations achieved 444 and Kavach commsisioned at 850 Rkm