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04.07.2014

Pivdenna Railways keeps cargo handling at last year's level

Pivdenna Railways in January-June 2014 loaded 13.893 million tonnes of cargo, which corresponds to the figure for the same period in 2013.

The largest share of the total amount of goods was that of iron ore (39%) and grain (24%).

In January-June 2014 Pivdenna Railways loaded 5.399 million tonnes of iron ore and 3.353 million tonnes of grain. The railways also shipped 1.962 million tonnes of construction materials.

Pivdenna Railways is one of Ukraine's oldest railways. Its length is over 3,000 kilometers, and the total length of its track is over 4,000 kilometers. The railways provides transportation services for an area with large mining, engineering and agricultural enterprises, over six regions that have a combined population of 20 million people.