Loading on the network of Russian Railways in June 2017 increased by 2.6%
According to the latest figures, loading on the network of Russian Railways in June 2017 amounted to 103.8 million tons, 2.6% more than in June 2016.
Freight turnover in June 2017 increased by 7.2% compared to June 2016 and amounted to 202.5 billion tariff ton-km.
Freight turnover taking into account empty wagon runs increased by 7% over the same period and amounted to 257.2 billion ton-km.
During January-June 2017, the railways shipped the following items of freight. Figures in brackets show the percentage change compared to January-June 2016:
According to the latest figures, loading from January to June 2017 amounted to 620.7 million tons, 3.6% more than in the same period last year.
Freight turnover since the beginning of 2017 amounted to 1,225.3 billion tariff ton-km, an increase of 7.4%. Freight turnover including empty wagon runs was 1,564.2 billion ton-km, up 7%.