Russian Railways in the railway industry
The Russian Railways Group’s Transportation volume in railcars of Russian Railways and its subsidiaries and affiliates (hereinafter S&A) (in 2012–2013 excluding Freight One and Rusagrotrans), in Russian Railways railcars leased by S&A and in railcars acquired from S&A and other owners. share of transportation amounted to 12.7% in 2016.
Russian Railways (excluding S&A) saw its share of shipment volume on the Russian freight car handling market decline from 2.6% to 2.3% in 2016 compared with the previous year.
Russian Railways S&A accounted for 10.4% of shipment volume in 2016, down 0.8 p.p. compared with 2015.
The Russian Railways Group saw its share of overall freight turnover volume plummet from 78.2% in 2003 to 13.6% in 2016, while the share of freight turnover handled by privately owned railcars increased from 21.8% in 2003 to 86.4% in 2016.
The share of Russian Railways (excluding S&A) on the freight car handling market in terms of freight turnover volume decreased from 0.9% in 2015 to 0.7% in 2016.
The share of Russian Railways S&A in long-haul passenger turnover declined to 95% (by 0.7 p.p.) in 2016. Private carriers maintained their share at 1.4%, while the proportion of passenger turnover handled by high-speed trains
(High-Speed Transportation Directorate – branch of Russian Railways) increased to 3.6% (by 0.7 p.p.).
Suburban traffic makes up only 0.1% of the total suburban passenger transportation of Russian Railways, while the Company’s S&A account for 99.8% of such travel. Private carriers have a 0.1% share of this market. This ratio has remained unchanged on the suburban passenger transportation market for the last several years.