Transit transport by rail

Transit transport by rail refers to transportation in the same railway carriage through one country while the places of departure and destination are in another country. In Statistics Finland's statistics on transit transport through Finland transit transport by rail refers to the volume of rail transit transport crossing the Finnish eastern border.

Transit transport by rail mainly comprises transit transport of goods from and to Finnish harbours. In addition, a small volume of transit transport by rail takes place across the Finnish land border in the north.

Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus