Russian Railways transported 1.037 billion passengers in 2016
According to the latest figures, in 2016 the infrastructure owned by Russian Railways
transported 1.0371 billion passengers, an increase of 1.6% on 2015. Long-distance
passenger numbers amounted to 101.4 million, an increase of 3.6% on the previous year,
while suburban commuters were up 1.4% to 935.7 million.
Passenger turnover on the Russian Railways' network increased by 3.4% in 2016 compared
to 2015 and amounted to 124.5 billion passenger-km. Long-distance passenger turnover
increased 4.5% to 93.5 billion passenger-km, while suburban passenger turnover rose
by 0.3% to 31 billion passenger-km.
According to the latest figures, in December 2016, the Russian Railways' network
carried 88.8 million passengers, 7.1% more than in December 2015. Suburban passenger
numbers jumped by 8.3% to 81.5 million, while long-distance passengers rose 0.2% to
Passenger turnover amounted to 8.44 billion passenger-km in December 2016, 1.5%
less than in December 2015.