Loading volumes on the Russian Railways’ network increased by 4.6% in October 2017
According to the latest figures, loading volumes on the network owned by Russian Railways in October 2017 amounted to 108.1 million tons, 4.6% more than during October 2016.
Freight turnover during October 2017 increased by 5.9% compared to the same month of the previous year and amounted to 214.8 billion tariff ton-km. Freight turnover taking into account empty wagon run during October 2017 increased by 5.3% and amounted to 273.8 billion ton-km.
According to the latest figures, loading for January-October 2017 amounted to 1,045.4 billion tons, 3% more than during the same period last year.
The railways shipped the following categories of freight. The figures in brackets show the percentage change compared to January-October 2016.
Freight turnover since the beginning of 2017 amounted to 2,061.1 billion tariff ton-km, an increase of 6.5%. Freight turnover including empty wagon runs were up to 2,627.8 billion ton-km, a rise of 6.2%.