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More than 14.8 million passengers travelled by train in 2014
More than 14.8 million passengers travelled by train and 697 million passenger-kilometres were performed in 2014.

More than 14.8 million passengers travelled by train and 697 million passenger-kilometres were performed in 2014.

Fewer passengers in national railway transport
In 2014 more than 14.1 million passengers were carried in national transport. In comparison with 2013 this is a 10% decrease. The number of passengers in international transport (including transit) was 783,000, which is a decrease of 12%. National railway transport represents 95% of total railway passenger transport in Slovenia.
The total number of passenger-kilometres performed in 2014 in national and international transport decreased as well (by 8% compared to 2013) and reached 697 million, of which 582 million in national transport, which is an 8.5% decrease compared to 2013. National transport represents  83.5% of total passenger-kilometres in Slovenia.
The lower number of passengers and passenger-kilometres is largely the result of the lower number of passenger trains operating between February 2014 and September 2015 on the western part of the railway network due to the devastating ice storm.

Most passengers in international transport with Croatia, Austria and Germany
Most of the passengers who travelled by train from or to Slovenia were from Croatia, Austria, Germany, Serbia, Hungary and  Switzerland.
The highest number of passengers travelling to or from Slovenia in international transport was recorded in transport with Croatia (almost 126,000), Austria (almost 112,000) and Germany (more than 43,000 passengers). About 18,500 passengers travelled from or to Serbia, about 13,500 from or to Hungary and more than 13.000 passengers from or to Switzerland. Slovenia conducted 86% of international passenger transport with the mentioned six countries.
With EU-28 Member States Slovenia performed 86% of international passenger transport in 2014, 14% of Slovenia's international passenger transport in 2014 was performed with all other countries.


Chart 1: Railway passenger transport, Slovenia, 2000 - 2014
Chart 1: Railway passenger transport, Slovenia, 2000 - 2014
Source: SURS

Chart 2: Passengers in international railway transport (without transit), 2014
Chart 2: Passengers in international railway transport (without transit), 2014
Source: SURS
Table 1: Railway passenger transport, Slovenia, 2014
Number%l 2014
l 2013
Passengers (1000)
Total14,837.3100.090.4
National transport14,054.194.790.3
International transport381.12.688.2
  embarked in Slovenia174.11.290.0
  disembarked in Slovenia207.01.486.7
Transit402.12.794.5
Passenger kilometres (mio.)
Total696.7100.091.6
National transport582.083.591.5
International transport37.95.488.2
  embarked in Slovenia15.62.289.4
  disembarked in Slovenia22.33.287.4
Transit76.811.094.1
Source: SURS
Detailed data
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Next data release: 18. 10. 2016