South-Western Railway – regional branch of Ukrzaliznytsia – increased loading by 22.25% in April 2021

In April 2021 South-Western Railway loaded 3 280 thousand tons of cargo, which is more by almost 597 thousand tons (22.25%) over the same period in 2020.

South-Western Railway - regional branch of Ukrzaliznytsia - increased loading by 22.25% in April 2021
Picture: swrailway.gov.ua

This is reported by the railway magazine Railway Supply referring to the South-Western Railway.

In the domestic traffic, the regional branch “South-Western Railway” loaded 2 million 246 thousand tons in April. The main cargoes for domestic transportation were construction cargo – 1 599 thousand tons, fluxes – 146 thousand tons, industrial raw materials – more than 128 thousand tons, cement – 105 thousand tons, grain cargo – almost 74 thousand tons.

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Export shipments in April amounted to 1 034 thousand tons. A significant part of the total amount was grain – almost 626 thousand tons and construction cargo – more than 185 thousand tons.

For 4 months of 2021, almost 10 820 thousand tons were shipped:

  • 6 693 thousand tons – in domestic traffic
  • 4 128 thousand tons – in export traffic

For some types of cargo, namely: construction cargo, cement, as well as timber cargo, there was an increase in load compared to the same period of 2020.

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