Railways earned Rs 429.90cr from Shramik trains

NEW DELHI, JUL 26 (AGENCIES) | Publish Date: 7/26/2020 12:26:22 PM IST

The Railways generated Rs 429.90 crore revenue through fares collected for Shramik Trains till July 9, according to ministry data. 

The national carrier spent around Rs 2400 crore in operating Shramik Trains, a senior ministry official said.

The national carrier received highest revenue in fares from Gujarat, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu with Rs 102 crore, Rs 85 crore and Rs 34 crore respectively, according to the data reviewed by HT. 

The fares were supposed to be paid by states, though there have been several reports of local administrations collecting the money from migrant workers.


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