Freight loading volumes on the network owned by Russian Railways increased by 1.6% in January 2019
According to the latest figures, loading on the network owned by Russian Railways amounted to 105.4 million tons in January 2019, 1.6% more than in the same month last year.
Freight turnover in January 2019 increased by 2.1% compared to January last year and amounted to 220 billion tariff ton-kilometres. Freight turnover taking into account empty wagon runs during the same time increased by 2.3% and rose to 280.8 billion ton-km.
In January 2019, the railways shipped the following items of freight. Figures in brackets show the percentage change compared to January 2018.