Passenger transportation on the network of Russian Railways in the 1Q 2018 increased
According to the latest figures, in March 2018 90.2 million passengers were transported
on the infrastructure of Russian Railways, which corresponds to the figure in March
2017. Suburban passenger numbers amounted to 82.53 million, a decline of 1.1% compared
to March 2017, while long-distance passengers 7.64 million were carried, a jump of
14.3% during the same month the year before.
Passenger turnover in March 2018 amounted to 8 billion passenger-kilometres, 3.1%
more than in March 2017. Suburban passenger turnover amounted to 2.5 billion passenger-km,
a decline of 1.3%, while long-distance passenger turnover was up to 5.6 billion pass-km,
an increase of 5.2%.
In January-March 2018, a total of 252 million passengers travelled, 3.2% more than
during January-March 2017. Long-distance passenger numbers were up to 22.1 million,
an increase of 8.8%, while suburban passengers amounted to 229.9 million, an increase
Passenger turnover on the network of Russian Railways since the beginning of 2018
increased by 3.4% compared to last year and amounted to 23.9 billion pass-km. Suburban
passenger turnover in January-March amounted to 7 billion passenger-km, a slight increase
of 1.1%, while long-distance passenger turnover increased to 16.9 billion pass-km,
In March 2018, the Moscow Central Ring (MCR) transported 10.2 million passengers,
11% more than in March 2017. Since the beginning of 2018, a total of 28.6 million
passengers were carried, 23.3% more than in the same month last year.
More than 166 million passengers have used the services of the Moscow Central Ring
since the operation was launched on 10 September 2016. The MCC carried a record number
of passengers on 14 December 2017, when it transported 431,300 people.