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Speed And Net Load Of Freight Trains (BG)

During the year 2011-2012, average speed of through goods and van goods trains on the Broad Gauge were 12.3 and 10.3 kilometres per hour respectively. These figures are based on the total time taking by a freight train from its starting point to its destination and include stoppages and shunting enroute. Year wise position is indicated below :-

 

Year
July- June

Speed of Goods trains
(kilometers per hour)

Average wagon load(Tonnes)

Net load per train
Tonne

Net  kilometers
per train hour   

Through Goods

Van Goods      

All
Goods

 

 

 

1969-70

17.2

6.92

9.14

13.7

338

4,006

2003-04

11.1

10.4

10.9

21.9

571

6,448

2004-05

11.1

10.8

10.9

27.0

687

8,607

2005-06

11.4

10.7

11.2

19.2

565

7,252

2006-07

11.9

10.4

11.5

22.4

596

7,808

2007-08

122

10.4

11.9

33.0

892

11,804

2008-09

12.5

10.6

12.1

25.7

752

10,082

2009-10

12.3

10.7

12.0

25.1

733

10,328

2010-11

12.5

10.9

12.1

21.3

62.9

8,358

2011-12

12.3

103

11.9

17.9

504

7,499

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