In 2018 the shares of the transport volume concerning the freight transport by road, rail and Danube waterway freight transport in Austria are as follows. The main part (83.6%) was carried out by road freight transport with a total tonnage of 574.0 million tonnes (t). Of this amount 389.5 million t were transported by road freight vehicles registered in Austria (Percentage: 56.7%). The share of rail transport was 15.3% (105.3 million t). On the Danube waterway 7.2 million t (a share of only 1.0%) were transported.
A slightly different picture emerges for the transport performance within the country, which was 75.4 billion tonne-kilometres (tkm) in 2018. Although the share of rail transport with 29.2% (22.0 billion tkm) was higher than in transport volume, the transport performance of road freight transport still accounted for the largest part with a share of 68.9% (51.9 billion tkm). Foreign vehicles contributed 33.3 billion tkm (proportion of total: 44.2%) on Austrian territory, while the percentage of Austrian vehicles was only 24.7% (18.6 billion tkm). For the Austrian section of the Danube a share of 2.0% (1.5 billion tkm) was registered.
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