Russian Railways network transports 89.5 million passengers in June 2015
According to the latest figures, in June 2015 the Russian Railways' infrastructure transported 89.5 million passengers, 4.2% less than during the same month last year. Suburban passenger numbers were down 3.8% on June 2014 to 80.3 million passengers, while long-distance passengers fell to 9.2 million, a decline of 7.3%.
Passenger turnover in June 2015 amounted to 11.6 billion passenger-kilometres, 8.7% less than in June 2014.
In January-June 2015, the network carried 485.4 million passengers, 5.4% less than in January-June 2014. Suburban passenger numbers fell to 441.2 million, a decline of 5.3%, long-distance passengers were down 6.4% to 44.2 million.
Passenger turnover on the Russian Railways' network since the beginning of 2015 decreased by 8.5% compared to 2014 and amounted to 52.6 billion passenger-kilometres.