We use cookies to improve your experience on our website. By browsing this website, you agree to our use of cookies.

Disclosure: This article may contain affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, we will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.

Russian Railways Long-distance Passenger Numbers Down in March 2020

Russian Railways passenger numbers

Russian Railways announced that 84.2 million passengers were transported in March 2020 on the infrastructure owned by Russian Railways, 13.4% less than the number of passengers carried in March 2019.

Suburban commuter passengers amounted to 77.7 million, a decline of 12.5%, while long-distance passengers were down 19.9% to 6.5 million.

Passenger turnover in March 2020 amounted to 7.1 billion passenger-kilometres, 18.3% less than in March 2019. Suburban passenger turnover fell to 2.4 billion pass-km, a decline of 11.9%, while long-distance passenger turnover was down21.3% to 4.7 billion pass-km.

In January-March 2020, 261.3 million passengers were carried, down by 0.7% compared to January-March 2019.Long-distance passengers fell 2.9% to 22.6 million, while commuter passenger numbers showed a decline of 0.5% to 238.7 million.

Passenger turnover on the network owned by Russian Railways decreased by 2.5% since the beginning of 2020 compared to the previous year and amounted to 24.3 billion pass-km.Suburban passenger turnover in January-March amounted to 7.3 billion pass-km, a decline of 0.6%, while long-distance passenger turnover was down 3.2% to 17 billion pass-km.

The Moscow Central Ring (MCC) carried almost 11 million passengers in March this year, 6.9% less than in March 2019. Since the beginning of 2020, it has transported35.5 million passengers, 8.3% more than in the first quarter of last year. In total, the Moscow Central Ring has carried nearly 450.7 million passengers since it began operations.

EN - 640x248




Search