Donetsk, Dec 2 - DAN. Donetsk Railways’ freight loading has exceeded one million tons in a month for the first time in the past three years, the Donetsk Transport Ministry said on Thursday.

“In November 2021, Donetsk Railways state unitary enterprise loaded 1.038 million tons of cargo exceeding the target of 900,000 tons,” the Ministry said.

Increased rail loadings by coal-mining and metallurgical companies contributed to the company’s strong performance. The freight volume grew by 9.1 percent from October and by 38.5 percent year-on-year. Cargoes included coal, ferrous metals, coking coal, fluxes etc.

Donetsk Railways is the DPR’s largest transport company which is part of the Donbass Railways cross-border consortium.*jk