Cargo traffic of Finnish State Railways VR

Last updated 25/09/2019 - 14:24

Amount of railway freight traffic continued to increase

The amount of VR’s cargo traffic at Helsinki’s stations increased in April–June by 16 per cent to 373,836 tonnes. The share of outgoing goods decreased a bit from the same period last year, but it only made up approximately one per cent of all freight traffic.

The growth of freight traffic volumes picked up in 2017

The volume of freight traffic reduced clearly after 2008 but took an upward turn again in 2017. Over the past ten years, the volume of outgoing freight transport in particular has decreased, and its share of total freight traffic has decreased clearly.