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 Total distance travelled (km) by trains
Characteristic Description
Name Total distance travelled (km) by trains by Type of trains and Rail segments; Annual
Regularity Weekly
Source Statistics Portugal, Rail traffic survey
First available period 2011
Last available period 2017
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Geographic localization
  • Type of trains
  • Rail segments
Concepts
  • RAILWAY NETWORK:  All the railways in a particular area.
  • TRAIN:  One or more railway vehicles hauled by one or more locomotives or railcars, or by one railcar alone, running under a given number or specific designation from an initial fixed point to a terminal fixed point.
  • ENTERPRISE:  Legal entity (natural or legal person) that is an organisational unit producing goods or services, which benefits from a certain degree of autonomy in decision-making, especially for the allocation of its current resources. An enterprise carries out one or more activities at one or more locations.
  • TOTAL DISTANCE TRAVELLED:  The total distance travelled, laden and unladen, by a vehicle with the exception of the distance travelled by a road goodsvehicle when carried by another means of transport.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
Definition Total distance travelled by trains.
Measure unit (symbol) Kilometre (km)
Power of 10  0
Observations
Last update date 27/07/2018


information presented in 22/10/2019