Azerbaijani Railways transport 16M tons of cargo since early 2014
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct.13
By Emil Ismayilov - Trend:
Azerbaijan Railways CJSC transported 16 million metric tons worth of cargo in January-September 2014, the head of CJSC Arif Asgarov said Oct.13.
He said that some 4.8 million metric tons of cargo fell on the internal transportation, and some 2.9 million metric tons - on export transportation.
Some 4.9 million metric tons of goods were imported during this period, while some 3.3 million metric tons fell on the transit cargo.
Within 9 months, some 9.4 million metric tons of cargo have been sent from the railway stations, 5 million metric tons of which fell on oil and oil products (in particular, 1.6 million metric tons on the transit oil), Asgarov said.
Regarding the passenger traffic, he said that some 1.8 million people were sent from the railway stations during the same period.