Official Statistics of Finland

Railway Statistics

Producer: Statistics Finland

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Number of trips by train in passenger traffic decreased by 40 per cent in the last quarter of 2020
01 Apr 2021
In the last quarter of 2020, a total of 15,2 million trips in passenger traffic were travelled on Finnish railways, which is 40 per cent fewer than in the corresponding quarter of last year. The number of passenger kilometres in train traffic totalled 589 million. Passenger kilometres went down by 55 per cent from the corresponding quarter of the year before.

Description: The railway statistics are the basic statistics of the Finnish railways, including data on both the track network and railway traffic. The statistics describe the state of the railways with time series and by line section. The statistics serve actors in the field of transport by producing statistical data to help in their planning, monitoring, supervising and decision-making.
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Keywords: carriage, gross tonne-kilometres, length of line, locomotive, locomotive-kilometre, passenger-kilometre, rail transport, railway, track length, train kilometre, tonne-kilometre, vehicle-axle-kilometre.
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Change: Several sets of transport statistics transferred from Traficom to Statistics Finland
30 Jan 2020
In 2020, Statistics Finland will start publishing several sets of official statistics relating to transport which were previously published by Traficom.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Railway Statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=2670-3351. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 13.6.2021].
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