Contrary to the trend in all Indian Zonal Railways, where Earning from Freight Traffic is the main source of revenues, in respect of Metro Railway, Kolkata, Passenger Earnings is the main source of revenue, besides sundry other earnings obtained through commercial exploitation of property, advertising etc.. There are no freight services. The Passenger and Sundry other Earnings during the last five years although there have been no fare increase since 2001 .
TOTAL EARNINGS POSITION (PASSENGER + SUNDRY) IN METRO RAILWAY, KOLKATA DURING THE LAST 5(FIVE) YEARS
(Figures in Crores of Rs.)
SUNDRY & OTHER