Loading on the network owned by Russian Railways increased by 1% in July 2018
According to the latest figures, loading on the network owned by Russian Railways in July 2018 amounted to 107.6 million tons, 1% more than in the same month last year.
Freight turnover in July 2018 increased by 5.3% compared to the same month of the previous year and amounted to 219.3 billion tariff ton-kilometres. Freight turnover taking into account empty wagon runs during the same month increased by 5.1% and amounted to 278.3 billion ton-km.
According to the latest figures, loading during January-July 2018 amounted to 749.4 million tons, 3% more than in the same seven months last year.
During January-July 2018, the railways shipped the following items of freight. Figures in brackets show the percentage change compared to January-July 2018.
Freight turnover since the beginning of 2018 amounted to 1,500.4 billion tariff ton-km, an increase of 4.6%, while freight turnover taking into account empty wagon runs amounted to 1,909.9 billion ton-km, a rise of 4.4%.