Coal achieved 10.2% growth, rising to 166 million tonnes, while oil and
petroleum volumes recovered 10% to 58.2 million tonnes. The carriage of
metallurgical ores rose 9.7% to 41.7 million tonnes, chemical and
fertiliser traffic increased 21.3% to 26.5 million tonnes, and
intermodal volumes were up 19.6% to 101 million tonnes.