Railway industry summary statistics on freight and passenger transportation1, 2

Frequency: Annual

Table: 23-10-0057-01 (formerly CANSIM 404-0016)

Geography: Canada

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This table displays the results of Railway industry summary statistics on freight and passenger transportation.
The table type is Simple.
The information is grouped by Statistics (appearing as row headers).
For the column header, Row 1 is Companies, Row 2 is Geography, Row 3 is Reference period.
Total companies
Canada (map)
Statistics20152016201720182019
Number
Revenue freight, tonnes (x 1,000)332,067319,911341,118357,802358,219
Revenue freight, tonne-kilometres (x 1,000)411,812,880395,888,969423,663,922448,319,452451,276,877
Kilometres
Revenue freight, average haul on each railway1,2401,2381,2421,2531,260
Number
Revenue and non-revenue freight, tonnes (x 1,000)329,361328,595347,383367,645372,149
Revenue and non-revenue freight, tonne-kilometres (x 1,000)415,352,366399,320,897427,823,908452,272,384455,037,594
Kilometres
Revenue and non-revenue freight, average haul on each railway1,2611,2151,2321,2301,223
Number
Revenue passengers, passengers (x 1,000)3,9214,0804,4964,8385,102
Revenue passengers, passenger-kilometres (x 1,000)1,349,3711,408,1451,528,6291,529,5311,729,265
Kilometres
Revenue passengers, average passenger journey per ticket344345340316339
Number
Transportation services, averages, cars per freight train104.2109.6113.3110.7114.0
Transportation services, averages, cars per passenger train6.46.66.66.76.4
Tonnes
Transportation services, averages, freight carload55.755.653.954.254.6
Percent
Transportation services, averages, empty freight car-kilometres32.932.631.832.333.0
Kilometres per hour
Transportation services, averages, freight train speed41.342.340.537.636.9

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.25318/2310005701-eng

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