© Press-service of PGK

MOSCOW, June 23. /TASS/. Novosibirsk branch of JSC “First cargo company” (PGK) in may of 2017 moved 135 thousand tons of cargo in covered rolling stock, which is 9% higher than the same period last year. The turnover of the branch in this segment increased by 9% and reached 6 million t-km, the press service of the company.

The main cargo was food cargoes, grain cargoes and products to milling, construction goods, industrial raw materials, General cargo and mineral fertilizers.

The volume loading of construction materials increased 1.2 times for the past year, to 16 thousand tons; industrial raw materials – 2 times, up to 13 thousand tonnes of cargoes – 1.2 times, up to 13 thousand tons; mineral fertilizers by 1.5 times, up to 7 thousand tons.

Cargo followed from stations ZSZHD to the address of consignees the far Eastern, East-Siberian, Krasnoyarsk, Chita, Gorky and Northern Railways, as well as in CIS countries, Mongolia and China .

JSC “First cargo company” – the largest rail freight operator in Russia. In the operation of the ISC, more than 170 thousand units of rolling stock, including gondola cars, tank cars, platforms and other types of cars.