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VAN (RAILWAY)

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Definition:
Railway vehicle without motor forming part of a passenger or goods train and used by the train crew as well as, if need be, for the conveyance of luggage, parcels, bicycles, etc.

Context:
Vehicles possessing one or more passenger compartments must not be counted as vans but as passenger carriages. Mail vans, belonging to railway enterprises, are included under vans when they do not have a passenger compartment.

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 3, 2002

Last updated on Monday, June 3, 2002