The following data is taken from reports published by the office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG India) in 2002.

Particulars/Year 1997-98 1998-99 1999-2000 2000-2001
(A) Freight(BG)
(I) Freight Traffic (Billion NTKMs) 278.729 277.030 301.603 308.888
(ii) Electric Traction share (Billion NTKMs) 163.056 164.556 181.565 184.715
(iii) Loco Utilisation Norms (Lakh NTKM/engine/day) 2.87 2.69 2.85 2.92
(iv) less DC traction (BNTKMs) 2.000 2.000 2.000 2.000
(v) Locos required 1537 1656 1726 1714
(B) Passenger (BG)
(I) passenger traffic (BPKMs) 270.239 291.223 315.883 338.709
passenger traffic (BGTKMs) 217.813 234.726 254.602 272.999
(ii) ElectricTraction share (BGTKMs) 93.986 102.387 111.821 118.017
(iii) Loco Utilisation norms (Lakh GTKM/engine/day) 3.43 3.61 4 4.05
(iv) Less DC traction (BGTKMs) 5.000 5.000 5.000 5.000
(v) Locos required 711 739 732 765
Locos required (Freight + Passenger) 2248 2395 2458 2479
Locos on line 2529 2655 2723 2746
Excess locos 281 260 265 267

Note

  1. Freight Traffic (revenue)
  2. Passenger traffic (non-suburban)
  3. The highest utilisation level achieved in the past: 2.63 (Freight 1995-96), 3.43 (Passenger 1994-95)
  4. Electric traction share in respect of freight traffic = 58.5% (1997-98), 59.4% (1998-99), 60.2% (1999-2000) and 59.8% (2000-01)
  5. Electric traction share in respect of passenger traffic = 43.15% (1997-98), 43.62% (1998-99), 43.92% (1999-2000) and 43.23% (2000-01)

Source: Indian Railways Annual Statistical Statement No.13 & Railway Board's record



Data is taken from reports published by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India, 2002.
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