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Railway traffic

Railway traffic comprises any movement of a railway vehicle on lines in operation:
  • domestic and international traffic,
  • all railway lines within the country.
 
The folowing are excluded from railway traffic statistics:
  • railways exclusively urban,
  • railroad trains with limited scope, e.g. a farm, forest, mine or industrial plant, funiculars.
  • goods and personnel carried without generating revenue, e.g. for administrative, government or military purposes.