Ukrzaliznytsia sees 28% rise in grain cargo transportation in Jan-April

Ukrainian railways increased its transportation of grain cargos by 28% in January-April 2014 year-over-year, to 9.6 million tonnes or 152,700 grain wagons.

118,900 grain wagons with 7.7 million tonnes of grain were sent for exports and 12,400 wagons with 700,700 tonnes of grain were used to supply the domestic market.

The total grain wagon fleet in April amounted to around 12,750 wagons. This is enough to carry 40 million tonnes of grain a year.