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Transit traffic on the Russian Railways network increased 1.4 times in 2021

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Russian Railways 28 January 2022 18:27

In 2021, transit traffic on the Russian Railways network amounted to more than 33 million tons. This is 1.4 times more than a year earlier, and the maximum since 2012. More than 9 million tons of cargo were transported in containers– which is a third more than in the previous year.

Along with container cargo, the basis of transit is coal, chemicals, oil cargo, ferrous metals, machine tools and engines. In particular, the transit of coal last year increased by 1.5 times, to 8.5 million tons, oil reserves - by 1.8 times, to 5.5 million tons.

The main regions of origin of transit cargo traffic are China, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Uzbekistan and Germany.


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