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Russian Railways Loading Continues to Decline

  • During H1 2019 Russian Railways loaded 633.6 mn tons of cargo, down 1.5% year-on-year.

    Coal loading declined by 0.4% down to 159.2186.8 mn tons. Oil and products, Russian Railways’ second most important cargo in terms of volume, decreased by 2.4% down to 115.1 mn tons.

    Construction cargo was down 4.6% to 60.1 mn tons, ferrous metals down 3.3% to 38.55 mn tons, industrial and forming materials down 3.1% to 17 mn tons, timber and logs down 5.6% to 22.2 mn tons, soda and chemicals down 2% to 13.1 mn tons. Grain loading dropped by 36.4% doen to 9.1 mn tons.

    Ferrous metal scrap declined by 0.2% down to 6.9 mn tons, non-ferrous ore and raw Sulphur by 2.5% down to 9.7 mn tons.

    Other commodities loading grew. Thus, ferrous and manganese ore were up 3.8% to 59.2 mn tons, chemicals and mineral fertilizers up 0.9% to 30.3 mn tons, cement up 5.9% to 12.5 mn tons and coke up 0.2% to 5.4 mn tons.

    In June, Russian Railways loaded 101.6 mn tons, down 5.4% year-on-year and down 4.5% month-on-month.

    Cargo throughput in January-June 2019 made 1,307 bn ton/km, up 2% year-on-year.

    In June cargo throughput increased by 1.8% year-on-year up to 205.7 bn ton/km.


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