The total operating revenue without considering the effect of Public Service Obligation (PSO) and Welfare Grant of Bangladesh Railway for the year 2011-2012 amounted to Tk. 6,034.29 million. After meeting the operating expenses of Tk. 15,671.16 million, the net operating income for year came to (-)Tk. 9,636.86 million.
On the other hand, Government paid an amount of Tk. 860.00 million and Tk. 369.95 million as PSO compensation and Welfare Grant respectively. As a result, the total operating revenue duly considering the effect of PSO and Welfare Grant for the year 2011-2012 amounted to Tk.7,264.25 million. So, after meeting the total operating expenses of Tk. 15,671.16 million, the net operating income for the year came to (-) Tk. 8,406.91 million.
The interest and installments on foreign loans taken on replacement account amounted to Tk. 190.20 million and Tk. 690.20 million respectively.
During 2011-2012, there was increase in average revenue per passenger and decrease in revenue per passenger-kilometre as compared to those of 2010-2011. Revenue per passenger increased fromTk. 50.61 to Tk. 53.06 and revenue per passenger-kilometre decreased from 38.60 paisa to 38.55 paisa i.e. 0.13%. Average Distance travelled by passenger from 126.7 kilometres in 2010-2011 to 132.9 kilometres in 2011-2012.
In goods traffic, there was decrease in average revenue per tonne as well as revenue per tonne-kilometre. Average revenue per tonne discreas'ed by 2.08% ftomTk. 447.78 in2010-2011 toTk. 438.47 in2011-2012 andrevenue pertonne-kilometre decreased by 0.06% i.e. from 158.9 poisha in 2010-2011 to 158.8 poisha in 2011-2012. The average haul of freight traffic decreased from 271.2 kilometers in2010-2011 to 265.6 kilometresin2Oll-2012.
The total operating revenue without considering PSO and welfare grant for the year 2011-2012 amounted to Tk.6,034.29 million as compared to Tk. 6,295.46 million in 2010-2011, representing an decrease of 4.15%. Passenger earnings in 2011-2012 amounted to Tk. 3,509.66 million, showing an increase of 9.15% as compared to the earning of 2010-2011 amounting to Tk.3,215.50 million. Other coaching (Parcel and Luggage) earnings in 2011-
2012 was Tk. 114.29 million as compared to Tk. 110.29 million in 2010-2011 representing an increase of Tk. 3.63 %. Miscellaneous earnings showed a decrease of 20.64% from Tk. 1,823.88 million in 2010-2011 to Tk. 1,447.44 million in 2011-2012.
The total operating expenses for the year 2011-2012 amounting to Tk. 15-671.16 million, exhibits an increase of 5.05% as compared to the working expenses of 2010-2011 amounting to Tk. 14,918.19 million. The operating- ratio increased over the previous year from 236.9.0% in 2010-2011 to 259-70,'o in 2011-2012 without considering the effect of PSO and Welfare Grant. The Operating Ratio becomes 215.7% in the year 2011-2012 if the effect of PSO and Welfare Grant is considered.