Cargo and passenger transportation by railway transport go down in Azerbaijan

Cargo and passenger transportation by railway transport go down in Azerbaijan
# 05 March 2013 07:21 (UTC +04:00)

Baku. Nicat Mustafayev – APA-Economics. In January, 2013, cargo and passenger transportation via railway transport decreased compared to last year.

State Statistical Committee says cargo transportation made 1.9 mln tonnes during the reporting period (-2.8%). On average 690 wagons were entrained, 477 wagons – detrained per day.

28,300 tonnes of cargo were entrained on the North direction, 5,400 tonnes – on West direction and 4,600 tonnes – on South directions.

Besides, 199,000 passengers were carried during the same period, down 22.8% from a year earlier.

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