China State Railway Group announced that the freight transport increased in January over the previous month.
A volume of 360 million tonnes of cargo was transported across country’s railway network, up from some 323 million tonnes registered in December.
Transport of coal for power production remained robust last month.
China’s railways are fast-tracking transport for daily necessities and products for epidemic control, while targeted transport plans are developed to help firms resume production.
The operator has announced that on February 6, due to coronavirus, 35,610 metric tonnes of supplies for prevention and control were transported. The amount of the supplies stood at 123,086 pieces and included 30,951 tonnes of life items.