Share of rail and water in total goods of traffic

  • The share of rail and water in the traffic of goods is decreasing in 2/3 of countries, despite the policies implemented to promote rail or water transport.
  • At EU level on average, 25% of goods traffic is carried by rail and water transport.
  • Latvia, The Netherlands, Romania and Sweden have the highest share (>40%) while the highest progression is observed in The Netherlands thanks to  water transport and Finland thanks to rail.

Share of rail and water in total goods traffic