Azerbaijan plans to increase rail freight turnover

  26 March 2019    Read: 809
  Azerbaijan plans to increase rail freight turnover

The volume of freight turnover of railway transport in Azerbaijan is planned to be increased to 5.3 ton-kilometers in 2019, which is 17.7 percent more than last year’s figure, AzVision.az reports citing Trend.

According to government forecasts, the turnover will increase in subsequent years. As such, this figure will stand at 5.9 billion ton-kilometers in 2020, 6.6 billion ton-kilometers in 2021, and 7.4 billion ton-kilometers in 2022.

The freight turnover of road transport is also expected to increase to 17.7 ton-kilometers, with that of sea transport increasing to 7.2 ton-kilometers, and that of air transport to 0.9 ton-kilometers.


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