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

This shows the average load of goods trains, including proportionally computed loads of the goods portions of mixed trains.

Railway Details 1997-98 1998-99 1999-2000 2000-2001 2001-2002
Diesel Electric Diesel Electric Diesel Electric Diesel Electric Diesel Electric
Central Net/freight weight 1111 1323 1101 1371.00 1083 1377 1076 1350 1117 1418
Gross weight including weight of engine 2295 2615 2305 2678 2324 2715 2327 2699 2366 2826
Gross weight excluding weight of engine 1229 2471 2140 2530 2156 2572 2164 2557 2201 2676
Average tractive effort of loco (in kg) 31270 20993 31345 21675 31675 22026 31806 22010 32970 22416
Average Horse Power 2336 3975 2529 4105 2552 4143 2573 4186 2608 4180
Eastern Net/freight weight 965 1001 926 921 986 978 1032 1026 1042 1088
Gross weight including weight of engine 2303 2316 2262 2243 2321 2299 2367 2347 2359 2561
Gross weight excluding weight of engine 2184 2209 2145 2133 2202 2190 2250 2237 2242 2453
Average tractive effort of loco (in kg) 31022 36877 31025 38006 31105 40249 31148 40415 31148 37831
Average Horse Power 2374 3989 2504 4173 2367 4462 2379 4665 2379 4518
Northern Net/freight weight 871 1132 913 1070 937 1180 942 1146 1012 1137
Gross weight including weight of engine 1921 2398 1989 2360 2061 2507 2090 2488 2161 2478
Gross weight excluding weight of engine 1806 2282 1874 2246 1945 2388 1971 2366 2042 2366
Average tractive effort of loco (in kg) 28987 33444 29128 32281 29624 32701 28976 32642 28169 32497
Average Horse Power 2390 4334 2423 3744 2469 4563 2524 4673 2550 4816
North
Eastern
Net/freight weight 1089 NAP 1309 NAP 1023 NAP 1021 NAP 1021 NAP
Gross weight including weight of engine 2189 NAP 2449 NAP 2191 NAP 2211 NAP 2211 NAP
Gross weight excluding weight of engine 2064 NAP 2330 NAP 2066 NAP 2086 NAP 2086 NAP
Average tractive effort of loco (in kg) 24778 NAP 24600 NAP 24600 NAP 24822 NAP 25185 NAP
Average Horse Power 2394 NAP 2400 NAP 2400 NAP 2400 NAP 2436 NAP
Northeast
Frontier
Net/freight weight 1138 NA 1377 NA 1404 NA 1309 NA NA NA
Gross weight including weight of engine 2249 NA 2528 NA 2559 NA 2494 NA NA NA
Gross weight excluding weight of engine 2127 NA 2406 NA 2437 NA 2373 NA NA NA
Average tractive effort of loco (in kg) 25151 NA 25175 NA 27365 NA 35432 NA 28258 NA
Average Horse Power 2274 NA 2289 NA 2401 NA 2436 NA 2457 NA
Southern Net/freight weight 875 1184 905 1233 927 1234 925 1295 948 1424
Gross weight including weight of engine 1870 2303 1939 2355 1969 2372 2000 2474 2018 2440
Gross weight excluding weight of engine 1713 2153 1777 2206 1807 2226 1829 2326 1857 2287
Average tractive effort of loco (in kg) 25038 31445 25406 31981 25497 33106 25501 33368 25640 33233
Average Horse Power 2545 3758 2593 3898 2572 4068 2630 4131 2649 4272
South
Central
Net/freight weight 1114 1223 1114 1207 1157 1245 1193 1263 1971 1989
Gross weight including weight of engine 2321 2506 2374 2505 2397 2555 2458 2588 3666 3768
Gross weight excluding weight of engine 2152 2350 2205 2350 2230 2399 2289 2430 3409 3547
Average tractive effort of loco (in kg) 28139 30351 28150 30806 28525 31345 28767 31536 NA NA
Average Horse Power 2418 3952 2484 4124 2485 4171 2517 4244 NA NA
South
Eastern
Net/freight weight 1654 1601 1611 1594 1645 1650 1669 1646 1721 1683
Gross weight including weight of engine 3058 3017 3003 3032 3028 3088 3074 3101 3136 3148
Gross weight excluding weight of engine 2859 2797 2810 2812 2834 2871 2885 2884 2939 2934
Average tractive effort of loco (in kg) 25038 34144 25061 34147 25107 34125 24992 34056 25265 34440
Average Horse Power 2272 4003 2274 4025 2277 4034 2269 4063 2292 3972
Western Net/freight weight 1224 1245 1234 1204 1255 1160 1190 1134 1314 1215
Gross weight including weight of engine 2445 2436 2462 2393 2488 2324 2425 2292 2535 2358
Gross weight excluding weight of engine 2302 2318 2323 2276 2353 2205 2287 2174 2395 2251
Average tractive effort of loco (in kg) 30706 32172 30694 30076 31412 32862 31831 33006 31807 33116
Average Horse Power 2547 3752 2551 4336 2573 3882 2632 3951 2662 3998

Source : Indian Railways Annual Statistical Statement No. 10 & 23



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