Loading volumes on the network owned by Russian Railways increased by 1% in October
According to the latest figures, loading volumes on the network owned by Russian Railways amounted to 109.5 million tons in October 2019, 1% more than in the same month last year.
Freight turnover in October 2019 decreased by 0.2% compared to October 2018 and amounted to 222 billion ton-km tariffs. Freight turnover taking into account empty wagons runs during the same month decreased by 0.7% and fell to 281.7 billion ton-km.
According to the latest figures, loading volumes from January to October 2019 amounted to 1.066 billion tons, 0.7% less than in the same period last year.
The railways loaded the following items during January-October 2019. Figures in brackets show the percentage change compared to January-October 2018:
In the period from January to October 2019, freight turnover was 2,169.1 billion ton-km, an increase of 0.8%. Freight turnover taking into account empty wagon runs amounted to 2,756.6 billion ton-km, up by 0.7%.