Freight traffic recorded a CAGR of 5.53 per cent during 1998-99 to 2017-18. It crossed the 1 billion tonne mark in 2012-13 and has been rising continuously since then.
Freight earnings grew at a CAGR of 9.66 per cent during 1998-99 and 2017-18. While single-digit growth was reported till 2003-04, the next few years saw double-digit growth. However, there has been a dip in the past three years.