English translation of the Report on rail transport market operations in 2021
The Report on rail transport market operations in 2021 is a major official publication on rail transport in Poland. It is an annual report and its preparation is required by law – the Railway Transport Act 2003. The English translation covers full version of the report.
Rail freight by commodity groups in 3Q 2022
During three quarters of 2022 187.4 m tonnes of freight were carried, while the transport performance amounted to 46.6 m tonne-km. In this period, coal, lignite, oil and natural gas and metal ores, mining and quarrying products commodity groups accounted for 61.1% of the total weight carried and 51.5% of the transport performance. During three quarters of 2021 it was 61.4% and 49.3% respectively. During three quarters of 2022 more than 64.8 m tonnes of coal, oil and gas and nearly 49.8 m tonnes of metal ores, mining and quarrying products were transported.
Intermodal transport in 3Q 2022
Over 6.6 m tonnes of goods were transported by intermodal rail services in 3Q 2022. The transport performance reached more than 2.2 bn tonne-km. The freight values for 3Q 2022 were on a comparable level to 2Q 2022.
Rail transport in October 2022
Almost 32.8 m passengers travelled by train in in October 2022, which is the highest result in the last decade. In rail freight the weight carried was 21.2 m tonnes, which is down 3.7% year-on-year. In contrast, transport and operational performance increased.