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Published: 30 September 2021

Number of trips by train in passenger traffic increased by 13 per cent in the second quarter of 2021

In the second quarter of 2021, a total of 12,2 million trips in passenger traffic were travelled on Finnish railways, which is 13 per cent more than in the corresponding quarter of last year. The number of passenger kilometres in train traffic totalled 586 million. Passenger kilometres increased by 63 per cent from the corresponding quarter of the year before.

Number of trips by rail in passenger traffic by quarter in 2016 to 2021

Number of trips by rail in passenger traffic by quarter in 2016 to 2021

In January to June 2021, a total of 22.8 million trips were made in passenger traffic, which was 23 per cent fewer than one year earlier. In January to June 2021, the number of passenger-kilometres in train traffic totalled 1,061 million kilometres, which was 27 per cent lower than one year before.

Source: Transport and Tourism, Statistics Finland

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Head of Department in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 30.09.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Railway Statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=2670-3351. 2nd quarter 2021. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.2.2024].
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