Russian Railways' network carried 95m passengers in August 2015
According to the latest figures, the Russian Railways' network transported 95 million passengers from all carriers in August 2015, 3.6% less than during August 2014. Suburban passenger numbers fell to 83.1 million, a decline of 3.4%, while long-distance passengers rose 5.1% to 11.9 million.
Passenger turnover in August 2015 amounted to 15.6 billion passenger-kilometres, 6.6% less than in August 2014.
In January-August 2015, the network carried 679.6 million passengers, a fall of 4.7% compared to January-August 2014, with suburban passengers down to 611.9 million, a fall of 4.6%, and long-distance numbers down to 67. 7 million, a decline of 5.7%.
Passenger turnover on the Russian Railways' network since the beginning of 2015 decreased by 7.4% compared to last year and amounted to 83.4 billion passenger-km.