Total number of passengers carried in 2014 reduced slightly
According to the data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB), in 2014 the total number of passengers carried by public transport decreased by 0.7%.
In 2014, 92 mln passengers were carried by urban electrified transport, which is a drop of 0.2% compared to 2013. The number of passengers carried by trolleybus reduced by 1.9%, but by tramway – rose by 1.7%.
Passenger traffic by public transport
4th quarter of 2014
changes as %
changes as %
over 4th quarter
Regular bus traffic lines
In 2014, 19.2 mln passengers were carried by train, which is a decrease of 2.8% compared to the previous year. 98.5% of all passengers carried by rail were carried by national transport. The number of passengers carried by national transport by rail fell by 2.5%. In the international traffic the number of passengers reduced by 21.3%.
According to data provided by the State Ltd. "Road Transport Administration", in 2014, 146.1 mln passengers were carried by regular bus traffic lines – less by 0.8% than in 2013. Since 2010 the number of passengers carried has become more stable. Gradual increase in the number of passengers is observed in urban routes, but slight reduction is observed in regional local and interurban routes.
Number of passengers carried by regular bus traffic lines by routes,
In 2014, compared to 2013, number of passengers carried by national transport decreased by 0.8%, of which in regional local routes – by 5.7% and in regional interurban routes – by 4.4%, but the number of passengers carried in urban bus routes – rose by 0.6%; in the international traffic – reduced by 4.5%.
More information on transport activity is available in the CSB database in section "Transport".
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