Currently an increase is seen in passenger travel via the Azerbaijani railways. This increase is usual for this period and season, Trend reports referring to the Passenger Service of Azerbaijan State Railway Department. Such increases by 3%-5% were also observed in previous years, the same source stated.
At present the trains are used practically at 100%, especially in the trains Baku-Moscow and Baku-Tyumen. At the same time, the trains from Baku to Moscow and Tyumen are also used at 100%. Therefore, it is inaccurate to connect the passenger increase with the new law of Russia on immigration, the same sources stated.