© Press-service of PGK

MOSCOW, July 11. /TASS/. Nizhny Novgorod branch of JSC “First cargo company” (PGK) in January-June 2017 transported by the Gorky railway (DB, branch of JSC “RZD”) of 2.1 million tons of cargo, which is 15% more than the same period last year, the press service of the company.

The turnover of the branch increased two times and amounted to 2.3 billion t-km Share of ISC in the total volume of traffic at the site of the GLD increased from 15% to 17%.

Main line traffic was cement and 1.1 million tons (+54%), scrap metal – 313 thousand tons (+10%) and construction materials is 100 thousand tons (+33%).

Domestic traffic in January-June of 2017, the branch carried 2.05 million tons, which is 17% higher than in 2016. In particular, significantly increased turnover in the enterprises GRW, Oktyabrskaya, Moscow, Sverdlovsk and Northern Railways. The volume of export shipments decreased by 30%, to 62 thousand tons .

The cargo was followed with stations of DB in the local message and the address of the consignees in the territory of the Russian Federation, and also for export mainly in the direction of the Baltic States, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan.