Passenger transport on the RZD network in January 2016 declined by 1.5 percent, to 70.7 million people


MOSCOW, 1 February. Transportation of passengers on the network of JSC “Russian Railways” (RZD), according to operative data, in January 2016 declined compared with the same period in 2015 by 1.5 percent to 70.7 million, the press service of the company.

Of them by long-distance trains transported 7.8 million passengers, which is 3.3% lower than a year earlier, in suburban – 62,9 million (-1,3%).

The passenger turnover in January 2016 declined compared with the previous year by 2.8% to 8.8 billion passenger-kilometers.