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Russian Railways:1.081 billion passengers and 1.2369 billion tons of freight in 2013

According to the latest figures, the Russian Railways’ network carried 1.0808 billion passengers in 2013, an increase of 2.1% on 2012. Long-distance passenger numbers were down to 110.7 million passengers, a decline of 5%, while suburban commuters were up 3% to 970.1 million.

Passenger turnover on the Russian Railways’ infrastructure in 2013 decreased by 4.2% compared to the previous year and amounted to 138.5 billion passenger-kilometres. Long-distance passenger numbers fell to 105.7 billion, a decline of 6.4%, while suburban commuters rose 3.6 % to 32.7 billion.

According to the latest figures, in December 2013, 89.2 million passengers traveled on the Company’s network, 3.2 % more than in December 2012. Suburban passenger numbers were up 4.5% to 80.9 million, while long-distance passengers fell to 8.3 million, a decline of 8.1%.

Passenger turnover in December 2013 amounted to 9.8 billion passenger-kilometers, 4.9 % less than in December 2012.

The Russian Railways’ network loaded 1.2369 billion tons of freight in 2013, 2.8 % less than in 2012.

Russian Railways

Freight turnover in 2013 amounted to 2,195.8 billion tariff ton kilometres, down 1.2% on 2012. Taking into account empty wagon runs, freight turnover was 2,812.8 billion ton-km, an increase of 1.1 % compared to 2012.

According to the latest figures, loading on the Russian Railways’ network in December 2013 amounted to 103.3 million tons, an increase of 1.8% compared to December 2012.

Freight turnover in December 2013 increased by 6.5% compared to the same month in 2012 and amounted to 199.1 billion tariff ton-km. Freight turnover including empty wagon runs increased by 8.9% to 255.5 billion ton-km in December 2013.

Source* RZD

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