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Sep 14, 2017

Freight transportation in containers on the network of Russian Railways increased by 24.8% in 8 months of 2017

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In January-August 2017, the transportation of loaded large-tonnage containers on the network of Russian Railways increased by 24.8% compared to the same period last year and amounted to 1,690,700 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs).

At the same time, transit traffic increased by 76.6% to 214,500 TEUs, exports by 16.9% to 542,800 TEUs and imports by 53.8% to 344,500 TEUs.

Russian domestic shipments rose 8.1% to 588,900 TEUs.

The biggest increases across all types of shipments were in the transportation of the following freight categories. The change in brackets shows the percentage changed compared to January-August 2016.

  • chemicals and soda – 293,700 TEUs (+14.1%);
  • paper– 189,900 TEUs (+4.4%);
  • timber – 175,800 TEUs (+29.4%);
  • durable consumer goods – 162,100 TEUs (+53.4%);
  • metal goods – 149,100 TEUs (+54.3%);
  • machines, machine tools, engines – 113,300 TEUs (+50.9%);
  • cars – 109,900 TEUs (+63.9%);
  • non-ferrous metals – 73,600 TEUs (+7.3%);
  • ferrous metals – 69,200 TEUs (+27.5%);
  • construction materials – 58,700 TEUs (+3.7%);
  • chemical and mineral fertilisers – 35,100 TEUs (+68%);
  • ferrous metal scrap – 15,100 TEUs (+9%);
  • agricultural machinery – 7,9600 TEUs (increase of 2.9 times).

In 2016, 2,134,700 loaded TEUs were transported across all types of shipments on the network of Russian Railways, an increase of 11% compared to 2015.

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