As much as 7.4 million tonnes of cargoes was transported in Mogilev Region in January-February 2007, which is 11.9% up on the year, the regional department for transport and communication told Interfax.
The total weight of cargoes transported by rail makes almost 6.6 million tons (13.2% up), automobile transport – 0.8 million tons (2.1% up).
The total cargo turnover in January-February 2007 made 824.6 million ton-kilometres, 2.1% up on the year.
Over the two-month period the region’s passenger traffic in the automobile sector reached 31.2 million passengers (15.6% up on the year).
In January-February 2007 private carriers gave a lift to 38 million people. The share private carriers in the total passenger traffic of makes 20.1%, automobile transportation – 16.5%.