Cargo and passenger transportation by the Europe-Caucasus-Asia Transport Corridor in January- September, 2016
Cargo transportation in Azerbaijan side of the Europe-Caucasus-Asia Transport Corridor was 37154,5 thousand ton and cargo turnover 7289,0 million ton-km in January- September, 2016. 23496,1 thousand ton or 63.2 % of cargo was transported by automobile transport, 10214,2 thousand ton or 27.5 % by railway transport, 3444.2 thousand ton or 9,3 % by sea transport.
In comparison with 2015 volume of goods transported by the corridor decreased by 5.4 %. The main reason was decreasing (correspondingly by 12.7 % or 27.1 %) of cargo transportation by railway and sea transport. During the indicated period, volume of cargo transportation by automobile transport increased by 2.8 %.
14.9% or 5518.4 thousand ton of cargo transportation by corridor was transit cargo.
In January-September 2016 there were transported 253.3 million passengers; passenger turnover made 5085,9 million passengers-km. Compared to the corresponding period of 2015 passenger transportation increased by 2.4 % and passenger turnover by 1.6 %.