In January-April, Sverdlovsk region railroad transported 11.9 million tons of cargo, up by 0.2% YoY.
In April throughput dropped by 0.9%, to 17.5 billion ton-km.
In particular, transportation of ferrous metals grew by 7.9%, to 3.6 million tons, of ferrous scrap – by 0.3%, to 728.4 thousand tons, of iron and manganese ore – by 3.6%, to 4.1 million tons and of coke – by 11.3%, to 799.3 thousand tons.
At the same time transportation of non-ferrous ores dropped by 5.3%, to 2 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)