A detailed historical account of the development of railway transport in the USSR. In 1976, freight traffic totalled nearly 3.3 trillion ton/km, and passenger traffic reached 315 billion passenger/km, over a network with 130,000 km of lines. This is equivalent to nearly 10 million tonnes of freight and 10 million passengers carried daily. The article also gives a detailed account of the latest achievements and technical progress made by Soviet Railways in all sectors, and describes the main trends in further development defined in the 10th five-year plan for the coming years.

  • Corporate Authors:

    International Railway Congress Association

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  • Authors:
    • Pavlovskyi, I G
  • Publication Date: 1977

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  • Accession Number: 00173381
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: International Union of Railways
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 26 1978 12:00AM