In January-June 2008 the net profit of transport companies based in Mogilev Region grew 49% on the year to reach BYR 15,200 million.
The return on services rendered in H1 totalled 11.3%, the officials informed.
Over January-July 2008 transport companies of Mogilev Region shipped almost 30.3 million tones of cargoes, 6.2% up on the year. That includes railway deliveries – 26.1 million tonnes (5.7% up), motorway transport – 4.2 million tonnes (8.8% up).
Passenger transportation stands at 95.6 million, 81.4% compared to last year’s figures.
The share of private carriers in bus transportation made 16.2% in January-July, the source specified.
Private carriers transported 12.4 million passengers in January-June, thus bringing their passenger turnover to 81.9 million passengers per kilometer (17.4%).
The rate of transportation of passengers by bus shrank by 14.2% (73.1 million passengers).
The attribute the drop in passenger traffic to scrapping preferences for students and old-age persons.