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) Diesel Traction share (Billion NTKMs) 115.673 112.474 120.038 124.173
(iii) Loco Utilisation Norms(Lakh NTKM/engine/day) 1.98 1.92 1.96 1.99
(iv) Locos required 1601 1605 1678 1710
(B) Passenger (BG)  
(I) passenger traffic (BPKMs) 270.239 291.223 315.883 338.709
(I) passenger traffic (BGTKMs) 217.813 234.726 254.602 272.999
(ii) Diesel Traction share (BGTKMs) 123.827 132.339 142.781 154.982
(iii) Loco Utilisation norms(Lakh GTKM/engine/day) 2.60 2.63 2.87 2.94
(iv) Locos required 1304 1379 1363 1444
Locos required (Freight + Passenger) 2905 2984 3041 3154
Locos on line 3028 3160 3263 3322
Excess locos 123 176 222 168

Note

  1. Freight Traffic (revenue)
  2. Passenger Traffic (non-suburban)
  3. The highest utilisation level achieved in the past: 2.17 (Freight 1991-92), 2.87 (Passenger 1991-92)
  4. Diesel traction share in respect of freight traffic = 41.5% (1997-98), 40.6% (1998-99), 39.8% (1999-2000) and 40.2% (2000-01)
  5. Diesel traction share in respect of passenger traffic = 56.85% (1997-98), 56.38% (1998-99), 56.08% (1999-2000)
  6. Traction wise share of traffic (freight / passenger) divided by loco utilisation norms per annum
    [i.e. (115.673x10000)/(1.98x365)=1601*]
  7. Ratio of GTKMs/PKMs = 0.806


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