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Transport volumes of rail transports decreased significantly by 18.7% in 2009

Published: June 1, 2010; 00:00 · (Vindobona)

The economic crisis affected transportations on the Austrian railway network as well.

Transport volumes of rail transports decreased significantly by 18.7% in 2009 / Picture: © Vindobona.org

According to calculations by Statistics Austria, 98.9 million tons of cargo was transported by Austrian and foreign rail operating companies in 2009, representing a reduction of 18.7%.

In the same period the transport performance (the product of transport volume and distance) on the Austrian section decreased by almost 19% to a total of 17.8 billion ton kilometres.

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