Railway transport

Preliminary statistics related to railway transport.

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This is preliminary statistics that are updated quarterly and contains the most important figures of railway transports in Sweden. The number of journeys, goods volumes and transport performance (passenger- and tonne-kilometres) are reported. The freight transports are reported with and without ore shipments on the Iron Ore Line.

The scope of the survey

The survey covers all commercial railway traffic with a few exceptions, such as the heritage railway traffic and traffic in industrial areas. For reasons of confidentiality, very little information is reported per company or per line; summaries are instead given for the entire country.


Railway Transport is published four times a year (pdf- och Excelformat). The Excel version includes an extended history that dates back to, at most, 2003. Click on the plus sign above the first year to see more. The production time is about 2.5 months, counting from the end of each quarter.

All users are recommended to use the latest available report as revised figures are not updated in previous publications.