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In Slovenia in 2014 almost 18 million tonnes of goods were carried by train
In Slovenia in 2014 almost 18 million tonnes of goods were carried by train and over 4,110 million tonne-kilometres were performed.

Rail goods transport
In 2014 almost 18 million tonnes of goods were carried by train and over 4,110 million tonne-kilometres were performed. Compared with 2013, the railway goods transport increased by 5%, expressed in tonnes, and also by 8%, expressed in tonne-kilometres. 82% of goods were carried in the international transport. In 2014 2.6 million tonnes of goods in transit were carried and 715 million tonne-kilometres were performed, which is 18% increase, expressed in tonnes, and 24% increase, expressed in tonne-kilometres, compared to 2013.
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 (30.5%, expressed in tonnes, and 32.1%, expressed in tonne-kilometres). Second most carried type of goods were mining and quarrying. They represented almost 20% expressed in tonnes, and 19.7%, expressed in tonne-kilometres. Third most carried type of goods were coal, gas, petrol and refined products (18.5%, or 16.8%).
In 2014 almost 2 million tonnes of dangerous goods were carried by train. The share of flammable liquids was 88.3%.

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 500 km are electrified. Slovenian Railways possesed 310 tractive vehicles, 156 of them were locomotives, 154 railcars, 355 passenger vehicles and 3,148 freight wagons. There were 335 freight wagons in private property, which is 18% less than in year 2013.


Chart 1: Railway goods transport by type of transport, Slovenia
Chart 1: Railway goods transport by type of transport, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Table 1: Railway goods transport, Slovenia, 2014
1.000 tMio tkm
Total17,9894,110
  National transport3,196661
  International transport - goods loaded in Slovenia6,9681,624
  International transport - goods unloaded in Slovenia5,1821,110
  Transit2,643715
Source: SURS
Table 2: Railway goods transport by type of goods, main railway operator, Slovenia, 2014
Type of goods (NST 2007)1.000 t%Mio tkm%
Total16,906100.03,847100.0
Other goods5,15030.51,23332.1
Mining and quarrying3,37720.075819.7
Coal, gas, petrol and refined products3,13418.564516.8
Products of agriculture, forestry and fishing1,5639.23639.4
Basic metals and fabricated metal products1,2737.53669.5
Manufactured products8535.01874.8
Secondary raw materials and other wastes8334.91363.5
Transport equipment and machinery2881.7681.8
Food products, beverages and tobacco2671.6611.6
Non metallic mineral products1681.0300.8
Source: SURS
Detailed data
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Next data release: 12. 7. 2016