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Official Statistics of Finland

Railway Statistics

Producer: Statistics Finland

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Number of trips by train in passenger traffic increased by 13 per cent in the last quarter of 2021
31 Mar 2022
In the last quarter of 2021, a total of 17,1 million trips in passenger traffic were travelled on Finnish railways, which is 13 per cent more than in the corresponding quarter of last year. The number of passenger kilometres in train traffic totalled 962 million. Passenger kilometres increased by 63 per cent from the corresponding quarter of the year before. Number of trips by rail in passenger traffic by quarter in 2016 to 2021

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.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Railway Statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=2670-3351. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 4.12.2023].
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