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Statistics

Basic Information

 

Year 2011 2012 2013 2015 2016
Total Length of the trace (Km) 1148.11 1148.11 1254.23 1567 1561.706
No.of Main Railway Stations 155 154 160 177 174
No.of Sub Railway Stations 147 147 148 162 162
Train Halts 40
Last Updated on Thursday, 18 May 2017 03:58
 
Operational

 

Year 2011 2012 2013 2015 2016
Total trips operated (Both passenger and Goods trains) 119,392 121,782 122,269
128,747
No.of Passengers Carried (in millions) 96.11 106.05 118.71 133.29 -
Length the passengers carried on (Km in million) 4,574.19  
5,039.45 
6,257.38 
7407.39 -
Quantity of goods carried ( Km in millions) 153.9 142.4 133.0 - -
Quantity of goods loaded (Tons in millions) 1.934 2.059 1.910 127.39 -
Number of trains a day -
- - 398 -
Number of Passenger trains per day - - - 366 379
Number of goods train per day - - - 32 20
Number of passengers carried a day - - - 360,000 359,037
Number of employees (permanent & casual) - - - 16559 14353
Last Updated on Thursday, 18 May 2017 04:07
 
Rolling Stock

Summary of Rolling Stock - Year 2016

Type of Locomotives  
Year of Purchase 
Manufacture
Country
Avalability 
M-2 1954 Canedian,General Motors 
Canada 11
M4
1976
Canedian Montreal Locomotive 
Canada
13
M5 1979
Japanese Hitachi
Japan 2
M5-c 2001 - - 5
M6 1979 Henschel (ABB)
Germeny 11
M7 1981
Brush England 
9
M8 1995 Indian (DLW)
India 6
M8-a 2001
- India 1
M9 2000 Alsthom France 2
W1 1969 Henschel West Germany
West Germany 
2
W2 1969 Henschel East Germany
East Germany 1
W3 -
-
Germany
8
Y 1969 Hunslet -
22
S5 1970 Hitachi Japan 2
M10 2012 India India 3
M10-a -
India India 6
Type of DMU,s




S6 1975 Hitachi
Japan 1
S8 1992 Hitachi
Japan
16
S9 2000 Hubei machinery & Qeipment
China
8
S10 2008 Import & Export Corperation
China 13
S11 2011 /2012
- India 16
S12 2012 - China 13

 

Rolling Stock- 2016 Year

Number of diesel electric locomotives- 89

Number of diesel hydraulic locos  -61

(Including Y class)

Number of diesel multiple unit     - 68

Number of carriages                   - 682

Number of good wagons             - 1975

Number of oil tankers                 - 144

Number of Operable Steam Locomotives - 06

Last Updated on Monday, 22 May 2017 07:09
 
Railway Lines

Railway Lines - 2016 Year

Railway Lines             
Total length (Km)
No.of   Main Stations   

No.of Stations

Number of Sub Station Train Halts

Main  Line

292      

09

36 33 20
Northern Line
339
06
26
24 03
Coastal line
157
03
32
32
-
Thalaimannar Line
106
-
9
3
-
Batticaloa Line
212
01
13
16 04
Trincomalee Line
70
01
03
02 01
Mihintale Line
15
-
02
-
-
Puttlam Line
121
03
17
25 -
Airport Line
2
-
01
- -
Aruvakkalu
37
-
0
- -
Kellany valley Line
59
-
10
20 -
Matale line
34
01
4
7 12
Kolonnawa 2 -
01 - -
Harbour 2 -
1
- -
Last Updated on Monday, 22 May 2017 07:26
 
Signaling/Level crossing

 

Signaling & Level Crossings - 2016 Year

Signaling

Centralized controlling in Km - 180 Km

Color light signaling in Km - 148 Km

Electrical interlocking in Km - 148 Km

Relay interlocking in Km - 180 Km

Mechanical interlocking in - 748 Km

Indian CLS -  314 Km

Electronic mtarlocking -115 km


Level crossing

Number of Electrical barrier - 128 Nos.

Number of bell & flashing light - 151 Nos.

Number of mechanized barriers - 139 Nos.

Number of wing type gates - 17 Nos.

Protected Road signs - 758 Nos.



Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 May 2017 05:34
 
Financial

Revenue (Rs. Mn)

Year     
ssenger Tickets
Season Tickets
Parcel & Mail
Goods & livestock
Miscellaneous
2012 2806.0 793.5 119.6 461.8 670.9
2013 3557.2 930.4 134.5 412.5 388.6
2015 4163.71 1010.84 153.29 384.07 622.69
2016 3915.85 975.09 154.25 406.74 -

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Expenditure (Rs .Mn)

Year 2012 2013 2015 2016
Capital 30,259.88 20,392.88 30436.25
15,694.11
Recurrent 8647.66 10586.47 14048.77
13,396.29
Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 May 2017 05:44
 

 

 

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