In rail freight transport, a total of 97.5 million tonnes of freight was transported on Austria’s railway network by all domestic and foreign railway operating companies in 2020. The breakdown by modes of transport was as follows: national transport 26.6 million tonnes, international goods receipt 24.7 million tonnes, international goods dispatch 16.2 million tonnes and transit 30.1 million tonnes.
The transport performance (i.e. the product of transport volume and distance) on Austrian territory totalled 20.5 billion tonne-kilometres (tkm), with national transport accounting for 4.2 billion tkm, international goods receipt for 5.2 billion tkm, international goods dispatch for 3.9 billion tkm and transit for 7.2 billion tkm.
In 2020 the operating performance of freight trains amounted to 39,9 million train-kilometres.
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