Train punctuality in 1Q 2022
In 1Q 2022 more than 91% of passenger trains and almost 42% of freight trains arrived on time at their destination. The punctuality rate increased compared to the previous quarter, despite a major failure of the train control systems in Poland. Rail operators launched 559 thous. trains in 1Q 2022 (448 thous. passenger trains and 111 thous. freight trains).
Rail freight by commodity groups in 2021
A total of 243.6 m tonnes of goods were transported by rail in Poland in 2021. Transport of coal was predominant - with 88.7 m tonnes transported and 23.3% share in total rail freight. The second commodity in terms of transported weight were aggregates - with nearly 47 m tonnes transported and 17.5% share. Refined oil products were on the third place - with 18.3 m tonnes transported and 12.5% share.
Rail transport in March 2022
In March 2022 both rail passenger transport and rail freight grew. More than 28.4 m people used rail services - the highest result since January 2020. 22.9 m tonnes of goods were transported by rail and it was the highest number since November 2010, i.e. in the 12 years. Compared to March 2021, the number of passengers increased by 86.7% and the weight of goods by 7.3%.