Stable first quarter in freight transport


In March 2019, over 21 m tons of goods were transported by rail - 1.2% less than a year before. The transport performance amounted to almost 5.2 bn tons-km, and operational performance - 7.5 m tkm. These results are higher by 2.4% and 0.5%, respectively.

In the first quarter of this year, freight railway undertakings transported over 60 m tons of cargo. Transport performance carried out in this period is over 14 bn tkm, and operating performance - 20.7 m train-kilometers. These values ​​were lower by 2.9%, 0.9% and 2% respectively compared to the same period last year.

The average transport distance of 1 ton of cargo in the first quarter was 237 km, an increase of 5 km compared to last year.

Detailed data are available here.

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