Railways in Jan-Feb load and transport 53.5 mln tonnes of cargo

State Railways Administration of Ukraine Ukrzaliznytsia in January-February 2014 loaded and transported 53.5 million tonnes of cargo.

The average daily loading was 907,600 tonnes, or 14,150 cars.

Operating turnover in January-February this year decreased by 1.2%, to 33.1 billion net tonne-kilometers, transit traffic increased by 0.4%, to 6.188 billion tonne-kilometers.

Passenger turnover was 5.705 billion passenger-kilometers, in particular, in long-haul routes -3.149 billion passenger-kilometers, suburban routes – 2.556 billion passenger-kilometers, which is 0.5% more than in the same period last year.

The railways of Ukraine in January-February 2013 reduced cargo handling by 1.2% compared to the same period in 2012, to 64.9 million tonnes.

The railways in January-February 2013 increased daily cargo loading by 3.1% compared to the same period in 2012, to 913,909 tonnes.