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02.03.2020   13:52

Passenger numbers on the network owned by Russian Railways increased by almost 8% in February 2020

According to the latest figures, the infrastructure owned by Russian Railways carried 88.8 million passengers in February 2020, 7.9% more than in the same month last year. Suburban passenger numbers amounted to 81.7 million, an increase of 8%, while long-distance service passengers 7.1 million, up 6.6%.

Passenger turnover in February 2020 amounted to 7.5 billion passenger-kilometres, 5.9% more than in the same month in 2019. Suburban passenger turnover amounted to 2.5 billion pass-km, up by 9.5%, while long-distance passenger turnover rose 4.2% to 5 billion pass-km.

A total of 178.2 million passengers travelled in January and February 2020, 7.2% more than during January and February 2019. Long-distance passengers were up 6% to 16.1 million, while suburban commuter services transported 162.1 million passengers, an increase of 7.4%.

Passenger turnover on the network owned by Russian Railways has increased by 5.5% since the beginning of 2020 compared to the previous year and amounted to 17.1 billion pass-km. Suburban commuter turnover was up 7.6% to 5 billion pass-km, while long-distance passenger turnover stood at 12.1 billion pass-km, an increase of 4.7%.

The Moscow Central Ring (MCC) has carried almost 24.3 million passengers since the beginning of 2020, 15.8% more than in the first two months of last year. Since it began operations, almost 439.5 million passengers have travelled on the Moscow Central Ring.