Freight rail transport significantly up in April
April was the fourth month of higher values of transported weight of cargo, transport and operational performance compared to last year.
The number of passengers in April slightly higher than a year ago
In April 2018, 25.1 million passengers used railway transport services. The number of passengers was higher by 0.04% compared to April last year. This is the first month with results higher than last year.
Big increases in rail freight transport after Q1 2018
While comparing Q1 2017 to Q1 2018, increases of all three main indicators could be observed – weight by 14%, transport performance by 18% and operating performance by 19%.
24 m passengers in March 2018
24.3 m passengers traveled by rail in March 2018 (-8%). During the first quarter of this year 72 m passengers traveled by train. This result is lower than in the same period of 2017.
The Sixth IRG-Rail Market Monitoring report has been published.
IRG-Rail has published the Sixth Market Monitoring report, covering data for 2016 and previous years from 28 European countries.