Loading volumes on network owned by Russian Railways increased by 3.9% in February 2018
According to the latest figures, freight loading volumes on the network owned by OJSC Russian Railways amounted to 99.8 million tons in February 2018, 3.9% more than in the same month last year.
Freight turnover in February 2018 increased by 3.7% compared to February 2017 and amounted to 196.3 billion tariff ton-km. Freight turnover taking into account empty wagon runs during the same month increased by 3.4% and rose to 251.3 billion ton-km.
According to the latest figures, loading volumes during January-February 2018 amounted to 203.3 million tons, 3.7% more than in the same two months last year.
In January-February 2018, the railways shipped the following categories of freight. Figures in brackets show the percentage change compared to January-February 2017:
Freight turnover since the beginning of 2018 amounted to 411.7 billion tariff ton-kilometres, an increase of 4.8%, while freight turnover including empty wagon runs was 525.7 billion ton-km, up 4.1%.