During January-February 2022, cargo volume carried by all transport modes in the RF transport system was up 1.1% year-on-year to 1.11 bn tons.
According to the RF Statistics Agency, the largest volume was carried by road, up 1.4% year-on-year to 697 mn tons.
Rail freight grew by 1.7% year-on-year up to 201.4 mn tons.
Pipeline traffic was down 2.3% year-on-year to 196.3 mn tons. Gas pipeline transportation declined by 11.4% down to 101.3 mn tons. The volume of crude oil pipeline transportation increased by 9.3% to 87.2 mn tons and that of product pipeline transportation by 14.1% to 7.8 mn tons.
Sea freight grew by 41.4 year-on-year up to 3.79 mn tons.
Inland shipping volume surged by 64.7% year-on-year up to 6.4 mn tons.
Air transport carried 0.21 mn tons, up 5% year-on-year.
In February 2022, the segment that demonstrated month-on-month growth were road haulage and sea freight.