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Speed And Net Load Of Freight Trains (MG )

During the year 2011 2012, average speed of through goods and van goods trains on the Metre Gauge were 12.3 and 10.5 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 :-

  Speed of Goods trains
(kilometers per hour)
Average Wagon load (Tonnes) Net load per train Tonne Net Tonnes) kilometres per train
Through Goods Van Goods All Goods      

1969-70

13.6

6.79

10.5

9.3

320

3,550

2003-04  

12.7

10.1

12.2

11.9

454

5,770

2004-05

12-2

10.2

11.8

10.5

389

5,118

2005-06

122

10.1

11.9

10.7

365

5,172

2006-07

12.1

10.1

11.9

937

347

4,526

2007-08

123

10.6

12.1

9.91

374

4,922

2008-09

12.1

10.5

12.0

10.4

397

4,801

2009-10

12.2

10.9

12.1

8.58

317

4,088

2010-11

12.4

10.6

12.2

8.84

318

4,236

2011-12

123

10.5

12.1

7.78

300

4,122

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