Loading on the network of Russian Railways increased by 1.8% in September 2017
According to the latest figures, the loading volume on the network of Russian Railways in September 2017 amounted to 103.8 million tons, 1.8% more than in September 2016.
Freight turnover in September 2017 increased by 4.2% compared to September 2016 and amounted to 203.3 billion tariff ton-km. Freight turnover in September 2017 taking into account empty wagon runs increased by 4.2% and rose to 258.8 billion ton-km.
According to the latest figures, loading during January-September 2017 amounted to 937.3 million tons, 2.8% more than in the same period last year.
Russian Railways shipped the following categories of freight during January-September 2017. Figures in brackets show the percentage change compared to the same period in 2016.
Freight turnover since the beginning of 2017 amounted to 1,845.9 billion tariff ton-km, an increase of 6.6%. Freight turnover including empty wagon runs was 2,353.7 billion ton-km, up 6.3%.