Kazakh railway significantly ups net freight turnover in first quarter of 2012
Azerbaijan, Baku, April 17 / Trend E. Kosolapova/
Kazakstan Temir Zholy (Kazakh railway) (KTZ) increased net freight turnover by 13 percent in January-March 2012 compared to the same period of 2011. The company's net freight turnover hit 58.577 billion tons-km in this period and exceeded the operational target by 18 percent, the company reported.
In March the KTZ's net freight turnover target was exceeded by 13 percent. It amounted to 642.63 million tons-km.
Moreover, KTZ increased average daily goods shipment by 6.5 percent in January-March 2011 compared to the same period of 2012. This index hit 1.6 million tons in this period and exceeded the target by 2.5 percent.
In March the company's average daily goods shipment hit 718,000 tons (2.6 percent over the target).