Some 4.408 bn passengers transported in Uzbekistan in Jan-Sep
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) --
Number of transported passengers by all types of transports increased by 6.5% year-on-year in January-September 2010 to 4.408 billion persons. The passenger turnover increased by 9.3% to 55.7 billion pass-km, the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said.
Share of motor transport in passenger transportation and passenger turnover was the highest – 98.1% and 87.7% respectively.
The number of passengers carried by railway transport increased by 3.4% to 11 million persons, the passenger turnover grew by 12.1% and totaled 2.16 billion pas-km.
About 1.457 million persons were carried by air transport in nine months of 2010, which is up 25.5% year-on-year. The passenger turnover made up 4.266 billion pass-km or 17.6% higher than in January-September 2009.
Passenger transportation carried out by trolleybuses, trams and underground has decreased by 66.1%, 20% and 5.6% respectively.