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Freight turnover on the KTZ network increased by 6.6% in 2018


Operational turnover on the KTZ network increased by 6.6% in 2018 and reached 222.5 billion ton-kilometers, reports citing

A number of other important indicators showed a positive trend.

Loading amounted to 254.8 million tons, an increase of 13 million tons compared to 2017. Of these, more than 170 million tons were transported within Kazakhstan, over 84, 7 million tons were exported.

Railway workers in full provided transportation of socially significant goods. Over 105 million tons of hard coal were shipped, which is 3% more than in 2017. Over 72 million tons of solid fuel was shipped domestically, up 4% in 2017.

Grains shipped 11.5 million tons, which is 35% higher than the level of 2017, of which 8.8 million tons are exported, which is 52% more than in 2017. 3.5 million tons of milled products were loaded, which is 3% higher than last year.

In addition, in 2018 there was an increase in all major goods of the nomenclature. Thus, the loading of iron ore increased compared to the level of 2017 by 8%, non-ferrous ore by 5%, and construction materials by 6%.

Source: Central Communications Service of the Ministry of Information and Communications of the Republic of Kazakhstan