Inhalt

Facts and Figures

Standard Content Module
Based on some selected data, find out here about the importance of the railway transport industry
listen
  • 107.6

    million tons of transported goods

    In 2017, a total of 107.6 million tons of goods were transported on the Austrian railway network.

  • 5,644

    km total length of the railway network

    The Austrian railway network has a total length of 5,644 km.

  • 1.5

    million containers

    In 2017, a total of 1.5 million containers and swap bodies were transported on Austria’s railway network.

  • 1.2

    billion euros in exports

    In 2017, exports of rail vehicles, track fixtures and fittings, and signal equipment amounted to around EUR 1.2 billion.

listen
Source: Statistics Austria
Rail freight transport according to transport areas in 2017
Transport area Transport volume in tons / share in %  Transport output in tkm*) / share in % 
Transit 31.2 million t / 29.0% 7.4 billion tkm / 33.1%
Domestic 30.0 million t / 27.9% 4.6 billion tkm / 20.6%
Cross-border receipt 28.7 million t / 26.7% 6.1 billion tkm / 27.5%
Cross-border shipment 17.7 million t / 16.5% 4.2 billion tkm / 18.7%
Total: 107.6 million tons 22.3 billion tkm
*) tkm = transported goods in tons per kilometre


Last update : 15.10.2020