Share of rail and water in total goods of traffic

  • The share of rail and water in the traffic of goods is decreasing in 70% of countries (20 countries), despite the policies implemented to promote rail or water transport (- 3.5 points at EU level).
  • At EU level, 23% of goods traffic was carried by rail and water transport in 2017.
  • Latvia, The Netherlands and Italy have the highest share (>40%) while the highest progression is observed in Italy, The Netherlands and Spain thanks to water transport.

Share of rail and water in total goods traffic