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1.7 million t of fertilisers transported

In 2021, the network owned by Russian Railways (RZD) shipped about 65 million t loading volumes of chemical and mineral fertilisers, an increase of 3.6% compared to 2020, and an absolute historical record.


In addition, RZD transported more than 1.7 million t of fertilisers in containers, a third more than during the previous year. The bulk of the fertiliser deliveries went to various Russian regions. The largest volumes (5.5 million t) shipped to farmers went to the oblasts of Vologda.


RZD also carried 38.7 million t of fertilisers for export by rail, an increase of 6.6%, most of which went to Brazil, China, Switzerland, USA, Finland and Lithuania. (ben)




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