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China Railway’s H1 coal transportation up 12% on year


Coal transportation via the railway networks operated by China State Railway Group (China Railway) continued to grow over January-June, thanks to measures aimed at boosting rail volumes including special actions to secure steaming coal deliveries over January-February and the fast commissioning of trains with haulage capacity of over 10,000 tonnes. In H1, the volume increased by 12.4% on year to 961 million tonnes, according to a recent post by the group.
Total loading of coal for all utilisationgrew 12.9% on year to 76,000 wagons/day on average over the same period, among which about 49,000 wagons/day were for thermal coal, jumping by 19.4% on year, China Railway’s data showed. Over January-June, coal transportation via the country’s key railway lines increased as well, China


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