Railway transport, Slovenia, 2017

In Slovenia in 2017 almost 21.3 million tonnes of goods were carried by train

In Slovenia in 2017 almost 21.3 million tonnes of goods were carried by train and 5,128 million tonne-kilometres were performed.

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Rail infrastructure
The railway network in the Republic of Slovenia consists of 1,209 km of railway lines, of which 330 km of lines are double tracks and 610 km are electrified. In the year 2017, 110 km of railway lines were electrified. Slovenian Railways possesed 307 tractive vehicles, 155 of them were locomotives, 152 railcars, 347 passenger vehicles and 2,779 freight wagons, which is 7% less than in year 2016. There were 274 freight wagons in private property, which is 1% less than in year 2016.

Rail goods transport
In 2017 almost 21.3 million tonnes of goods were carried by train and almost 5,128 million tonne-kilometres were performed. Compared with 2016, the railway goods transport increased by 14.4%, expressed in tonnes, and by 17.6%, expressed in tonne-kilometres. 86% of goods were carried in the international transport, including transit.
Considering the type of goods most so-called other goods (unidentifiable goods in containers and a mixture of types of goods) were carried by train (33.8%, expressed in tonnes, and 38.6%, expressed in tonne-kilometres). Second most carried type of goods were coal, gas, petrol and refined products. They represented 18.8% expressed in tonnes, and 17.1%, expressed in tonne-kilometres. Third most carried type of goods were mining and quarrying (17.7%, or 15.8%).
In 2017 almost 1.9 million tonnes of dangerous goods were carried by train, which is 8% more than in 2016. The share of flammable liquids was 90%.

Railway goods transport by type of transport, Slovenia
Railway goods transport by type of transport, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Railway goods transport, Slovenia, 2017
1.000 tmio. tkm
Total21,2755,128
  National transport3,064629
  International transport - goods loaded in Slovenia8,3902,099
  International transport - goods unloaded in Slovenia5,6441,308
  Transit4,1771,092
Source: SURS
Railway goods transport by type of goods, main railway operator, Slovenia, 2017
Type of goods (NST 2007)1.000 t%mio. tkm%
Total18,597100.04,447100.0
Other goods6,27133.71,71838.6
Coal, gas, petrol and refined products3,48918.876017.1
Mining and quarrying3,29717.770415.8
Basic metals and fabricated metal products1,4137.63928.8
Products of agriculture, forestry and fishing1,2106.52966.6
Manufactured products1,1406.12134.8
Secondary raw materials and other wastes9995.41753.9
Transport equipment and machinery3581.91002.3
Food products, beverages and tobacco2551.4581.3
Non metallic mineral products1650.9310.7
Source: SURS
Detailed data and time series are available in the SI-STAT database.
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