Last update February 2021
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Share of rail and water in total goods of traffic
- The share of rail and water in the traffic of goods is decreasing in 16 countries, despite the policies implemented to promote rail or water transport (- 3.3 points at EU level).
- At EU level, 23% of goods traffic was carried by rail and water transport in 2018.
- Latvia, The Netherlands and Italy have the highest share (>40%) while the highest progression is observed in Italy, thanks to water transport.