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GOODS LOADED (FOR TRANSPORT BY RAIL)

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Definition:
Goods placed on a rail vehicle and dispatched by rail.

Context:
Unlike in road and inland waterway transport, transhipments from one rail vehicle to another and change of tractive vehicle are not regarded as loading after unloading.

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