Russia: in January-November, the railway transportation of grains increased by 27%




In January-November of 2020, Russian Railways increased the volumes of loading of grain cargoes by 27.3% compared with the same period last year to 24.7 mln tonnes, reported the press-service of the company on December 1.

As for the transportation volumes of chemical and mineral fertilizers, in the reporting period the figures increased by 3.2% — to 57.3 mln tonnes. Transportation of cargoes in containers increased by 4% to 94.4 mln tonnes.

Generally, for the first eleven months of 2020 the Russian Railways transported 1.137 bln tonnes of all types of cargoes, down 3% compared with the same period last year.