Sverdlovsk Railways handles 17.6% less building cargo this year

6 October 2015 (09:18)

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, October 6, 2015. Sverdlovsk Railways handled 17.6% less of building cargo in January-September 2015 than in the nine months of 2014, the company press service reports.

The amount of ferrous metals forwarded by the company went down by 0.7%, that of non-ferrous metal scrap by 10.5%, that of coke by 11.5%, that of cement by 3.2%, and that of chemical and mineral fertilizers by 0.9%.

All in all, Sverdlovsk Railways handled 102.8m tonnes of cargo in 2015 so far, which was 2.7% more than a year earlier.

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