Russian Railways transports 88.9 million passengers in September 2011

Russian Railways transports 88.9 million passengers in September 2011

According to the latest figures, 88.9 million passengers travelled on Russian Railways infrastructure during September 2011, up 6.3% over the same period last year. The Company carried 79.3 million suburban passengers, an increase of 7.1%, and 9.6 million long-distance passengers, up 0.4%.

Passenger turnover in September 2011 amounted to 12.7 billion passenger-kilometres, which is 1.1% more than in September 2010.

From January to September 2011, Russian Railways carried 741.1 million passengers, up 4.4% over the same period in 2010. The Company carried 88.3 million long-distance passengers, down by 0.1% compared to the analogous period last year, and 652.7 million suburban commuters, an increase of 5%.

Passenger traffic on the Russian Railways network during the first nine months of 2011 increased by 0.2% compared to last year and amounted to 108.7 billion passenger-km.

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