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GOODS CARRIED BY RAIL

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French Equivalent: Marchandise transportée par chemin de fer

Definition:
Any goods moved by rail vehicles.

This includes all packaging and equipment, such as containers, swap-bodies or pallets as well as road goods vehicles carried by rail.

Source Publication:
Glossary for Transport Statistics, prepared by the Intersecretariat Working Group on Transport Statistics – Eurostat, European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT), United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).

Statistical Theme: Transport statistics

Created on Monday, June 17, 2002

Last updated on Monday, April 28, 2003