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Importance of Danube as Transport Route Increases

Published: April 1, 2011; 06:54 · (Vindobona)

Freight transport volume on the river Danube increased by 18.6% in 2010. Goods receipt rose by 25.4%.

Importance of Danube as Transport Route Increases / Picture: © Flickr

According to Statistics Austria, a total of 11.1 million tons (t) of goods was transported as freight transport on the Austrian section of the Danube in 2010, which constitutes an increase of 1.7 million t (+18.6%) compared to 2009. The total transport performance (i. e. the product of transport volume and distance travelled) on the Danube was 11.5 billion ton kilometres (tkm)…

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