RZR Railways loaded 105.2 million tonnes of freight

RZR Railways loaded 105.2 million tonnes of freight

railtrackRussian Railways’ network loaded 105.2 mILLION tons of freight in August 2015, marginally down 0.6% from August 2014.

Freight turnover in August 2015 increased by 1% compared to August 2015 and amounted to 193.6 billion tariff ton-kilometres. Freight turnover taking into account empty wagon runs increased by 0.6% to 247.3 billion ton-km.

Loading in January-August 2015, according to the latest figures, amounted to 796.8 m tons, 1.4% less than during the same period in 2014.

Between January-August 2015, the railways shipped the following goods. The figures in brackets show the percentage changes compared to the loading volumes in January-August 2014.

coal – 207.3 m tons (+2.5%);
coke – 7.5 m tons (-1.5%);
oil and petroleum products – 169.3 m tons (-0.6%);
iron and manganese ores – 72.2 m tons (+0.8%);
ferrous metals – 48.1 m tons (+1.5%);
ferrous metal scrap – 10 m tons (-5%);
chemical and mineral fertilisers – 34.1 m tons (+2.3%);
cement – 19.7 m tons (-13%);
timber – 26.8 m tons (+2.1%);
grain and milled products – 10.6 m tons (+8.2%);
construction materials – 83.5 m tons (-13.6%);
non-ferrous ores and sulphur feedstock – 13.6 m tons (+4.4%);
chemicals and soda – 16.6 m tons (-2.6%);
industrial raw materials and moulded materials – 22.5 m tons (-3.2%).

Freight turnover since the beginning of 2015 amounted to 1,513.4 billion tariff ton-km, a fall of 0.1%. Freight turnover taking into account empty wagon runs fell to 1,943.3 billion ton-kilometres, a decline of 0.4%.

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