In August 2019, loading on MZD increased by 6.4%

According to current information, loading on the Moscow Railway, a branch of Russian Railways in August 2019 amounted to 6.4 million tons, which is 6.4% more than in the same period last year.

Cargo turnover in August 2019 decreased by 3.7% compared to the same period last year and amounted to 10.4 billion tariff ton-km. Cargo turnover, taking into account the empty run of cars during the same time, decreased by 2.8% and amounted to 13 billion ton-km.

Loading in January-August 2019, according to current data, increased by 2.9% compared to last year, to 47.6 million tons.

Rail loaded:

  • crude oil and petroleum products – 11.1 million tons (-0.1% compared to January – August 2018);
  • iron and manganese ores – 13.5 million tons (+ 8.9%);
  • ferrous metals – 2.9 million tons (+ 1.6%);
  • ferrous metal scrap – 2.5 million tons (+ 3.4%);
  • chemical and mineral fertilizers – 3.7 million tons (-0.9%);
  • cement – 1.3 million tons (+ 12.7%);
  • timber cargo – 263.6 thousand tons (+ 17.7%);
  • chemicals and soda –1.3 million tons (+ 28.1%);
  • industrial raw materials and molding materials –1.7 million tons (+ 27.3%).

Press Service of the Ministry of Railway

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