China News Service, July 2. On the 2nd, the reporter learned from China National Railway Group Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as the National Railway Group) that from January to June this year, the national railway freight volume continued to maintain a high level, with a total of 1.946 billion tons sent. A year-on-year increase of 102 million tons or 5.5%, and a number of freight indicators such as the average daily shipment volume have set historical records.
The person in charge of the freight department of China National Railway Group introduced that in the first half of this year, China National Railway Group resolutely implemented the deployment requirements of the Party Central Committee and the State Council on stabilizing the economic market and ensuring smooth logistics, and efficiently coordinated epidemic prevention and control and railway transportation. Make every effort to ensure the transportation of key materials for the national economy and people's livelihood, and provide strong transportation support for the stable and healthy development of the economy and society.
First, the supply of railway freight capacity has hit a record high.
Give full play to the advantages of "one network" of national railways and centralized and unified dispatching and command, make overall use of the resources of lines, locomotives and vehicles, make full use of the transportation capacity released by the parking of some passenger cars in cooperation with epidemic prevention, and carry out in-depth the battle of freight increments to maximize the Expand railway freight capacity, unblock the main artery of the national economy, and provide sufficient railway transport capacity to stabilize the economic market and facilitate the resumption of work and production.
From January to June, the national railways completed an average of 178,000 vehicles per day, an increase of 10,000 vehicles or 5.9% year-on-year. A number of indicators such as single-day cargo delivery, freight turnover, number of vehicles loaded, and number of unloaded vehicles repeatedly refreshed historical records. .
Second, there is a strong guarantee for coal transportation.
Continue to carry out the action of ensuring the supply of thermal coal, "fully meet and load as much as possible" for the transportation needs of thermal coal, make good use of the main channel capacity of north-south coal transportation and west-east coal transportation, and increase the capacity of Shaanxi, Shanxi, Inner Mongolia, Xinjiang, etc. In terms of coal transportation from major producing areas, the coal transportation volume of Haoji, Tangbao, and Wa-ri railways increased by 49.5%, 13.6% and 25.6% respectively year-on-year.
In response to the shortage of thermal coal supply in some areas, 15 batches of thermal coal supply guarantee and dispatch orders have been issued successively, and more than 272 power plants in 13 provinces have been accurately guaranteed supply to relieve the urgency of burning "coal".
From January to June, the national railway sent 1.04 billion tons of coal, a year-on-year increase of 7.9%; of which, thermal coal was 690 million tons, a year-on-year increase of 9.1%.
As of June 30, the country's 363 railway direct power supply plants had stored 64.64 million tons of coal, which lasted 25.4 days, maintaining a relatively high level.
The third is to ensure a smooth and efficient supply chain.
Adhere to front-line service and active docking, strengthen communication and coordination with local governments and key enterprises, dynamically grasp transportation needs, carefully formulate logistics plans, scientifically allocate transportation capacity, open up green channels, and implement priority loading and transportation of key materials related to the national economy and people's livelihood. , Prioritize unloading, strengthen the connection at both ends, ensure fast delivery, smooth logistics circulation, and ensure the urgent needs of the people in production and life.
From January to June, the national railway sent 88.26 million tons of agricultural materials such as grain and chemical fertilizers, a year-on-year increase of 15.9%.
Efficiently completed the transportation tasks of aid to Hong Kong, Shanghai and Kyrgyzstan, and adopted customized special trains, high-speed rail express and luggage trucks and other transportation methods to deliver epidemic prevention and living materials to key cities in a timely manner, effectively easing the tight supply situation.
Fourth, the international intermodal transportation has made steady progress.
Give full play to the role of the China-Europe Railway Express as a strategic channel, make overall use of the capacity of the west, middle and east channels, actively promote the expansion and reconstruction of ports such as Alashankou, Erenhot, and Manzhouli, and strengthen cooperation with the railway departments of countries along the route. The new route of the southern route in Europe realizes the stable operation of the China-Europe freight train, and contributes to the high-quality joint construction of the "Belt and Road".
From January to June, China-Europe freight trains operated 7,473 trains and sent 720,000 TEUs, an increase of 2% and 2.6% year-on-year respectively, and the comprehensive heavy container rate reached 98%.
The number of sea-rail intermodal container trains in the new western land-sea channel has increased from 9 to 12, with a total of 379,000 TEUs of goods delivered, an increase of 33.4% year-on-year respectively, maintaining a strong growth trend.
Fifth, improve the quality and efficiency of freight services.
Actively promote "road-to-rail" transportation, vigorously develop multimodal transportation, closely connect transportation modes such as road, sea, and inland river, and improve comprehensive transportation service capabilities.
From January to June, the national railway container loaded 41,702 vehicles and sent 15.08 million TEUs on average each day, an increase of 19.9% and 19.7% year-on-year respectively. The combined transport of iron and water completed 5.69 million TEUs, a year-on-year increase of 31.1%.
The railway freight business has completed digital transformation, and the 95306 freight e-commerce platform has maintained stable operation. A total of 25 million freight orders have been handled online, involving 1.9 billion tons of goods, which has greatly improved the convenience of railway freight and the experience of cargo owners.
The person in charge emphasized that in the next step, the China National Railway Group will pay close attention to the changes in freight demand, give full play to the backbone role of railways in the comprehensive transportation system, make every effort to ensure the smooth flow of traffic, and serve various market players with high quality and efficiency, so as to ensure stability and stability. Contribute more to the broader economy.