Azerbaijan, Baku, August 1 /Trend, A. Akhundov /
In the first half of the year, the Azerbaijan Railways CJSC reconstructed a sector of railway line with a length of 82 kilometers, Azerbaijan Railways CJSC head Arif Askerov's article, published in official press on Thursday, said.
According to the article, the volume of cargo transports in the reporting period amounted to 11.2 million tons. Some 2.9 million tons out of these transits were cargo transits, some 1.8 million tons were exports and 3.3 million tons were basic transits.
In the reporting period, an increase was observed in passenger transportation. Some 1.155 million people were transported from railway stations.
"The total incomes of railways in the first half-year amounted to 111.4 million manats, some 100.6 million manats out of which were received from cargo transportations, and 10.8 million manats were received from passenger transportations. The expeditures on works and services in this period amounted to 104.6 million manats," the article said.
Thus, in January-June Azerbaijan Railways CJSC received an income in the amount of 6.8 million manats.
The official rate for August 1 is 0.7845 AZN/USD.