Transport and Communication

In 2018, the total volume of transportation and storage services provided by organizations of the Leningrad Region (without small businesses) amounted to 184.4 billion rubles and in current prices, compared with 2017, it increased by 19.2%.

Railway Transport. In the structure of goods transported by rail, the largest share is oil and oil products – 40.2% of them are construction materials – 39.1% (to the total volume of shipment). The volume of loading of oil and oil products amounted to 10,220.8 thousand tons (92.8%), 9,943.4 thousand tons of construction materials were transported (103.7% to the level of the same period last year).

According to the report of OJSC “‎North-Western Suburban Passenger Company”‎, on the expected production and economic indicators, in 2018 the number of passengers sent by suburban traffic in the Leningrad Region amounted to 27,521.0 thousand people (104%), with a total passenger turnover of 3,045 million pass – km (105%).

Automobile transport. In 2018, the volume of commercial transportation of goods by road by organizations of all types of economic activity (excluding small businesses) amounted to 17,485.4 thousand tons of cargo (129.5%) compared to 2017, with a turnover of 2,664.4 million tons-km (125%).

The volume of transportation by passenger auto enterprises of the Region in 2018 (including small businesses) amounted to 56.9 million people (95.8%) with passenger traffic of 1,132.5 million pass-km (96%).

Auxiliary and additional transport activities (seaports). According to Federal State Budgetary Institution “Baltic Sea Ports Administration”, the volume of cargo handling performed in 2018 by stevedoring organizations of the Leningrad Region operating in the ports of the Gulf of Finland amounted to 172,938.2 thousand tons, or 96.1% compared to 2017 year. In the structure of cargo turnover of the Baltic Sea seaports, the cargo turnover of the ports of the Leningrad Region is 70.2%.

Communication. The volume of telecommunications services provided by the organizations of the Leningrad Region (excluding small businesses) in 2018 amounted to 2.3 billion rubles and in current prices compared with 2017 decreased by 4.5%.

Updated at 13.05.2019