Rail transport in 2022 - rebuilding passenger services after the pandemic
342.2 m people travelled by train in 2022. This is a record-breaking number, 6.3 m higher when compared to 2019. The passengers are obviously returning to rail transport and this is an upward. The weight of goods transported by rail opetators reached 248.6 m tonnes, 5 m tonnes more than in 2021.
Rail transport in November 2022
Rail operators carried 31.4 m passengers in November 2022, which is 6.3 m more compared to November 2021 and 2 m more compared to pre-pandemic November 2019. In November 2022 20.9 m tonnes of goods were transported by rail - 0.5 m tonnes less than a year earlier.
English translation of the Report on rail transport market operations in 2021
The Report on rail transport market operations in 2021 is a major official publication on rail transport in Poland. It is an annual report and its preparation is required by law – the Railway Transport Act 2003. The English translation covers full version of the report.
Rail freight by commodity groups in 3Q 2022
During three quarters of 2022 187.4 m tonnes of freight were carried, while the transport performance amounted to 46.6 m tonne-km. In this period, coal, lignite, oil and natural gas and metal ores, mining and quarrying products commodity groups accounted for 61.1% of the total weight carried and 51.5% of the transport performance. During three quarters of 2021 it was 61.4% and 49.3% respectively. During three quarters of 2022 more than 64.8 m tonnes of coal, oil and gas and nearly 49.8 m tonnes of metal ores, mining and quarrying products were transported.