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Date Last Updated: 19-12-2017

Survey Name:

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Survey purpose:

To collect quarterly and annual data on goods and passenger transport by rail. Data is also collected on rail accidents and railway operators

Legislative Basis National:

Not applicable

Legislative Basis European:

Regulation (EC) No. 91/2003 the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2002 on rail transport statistics

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1192/2003 of 3 July 2003 amending Regulation (EC) No. 91/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council on rail transport statistics.

Periodicity:

Quarterly

Statistical Population:

Rail transport activity within the Republic of Ireland and rail transport activity where a journey begins or ends in the Republic of Ireland.

Sampling Frame:

Not applicable

Reference Area:

Rail transport activity within the Republic of Ireland and rail transport activity where a journey begins or ends in the Republic of Ireland.

Time Coverage:

1981 to 2016

Base Period:

Not applicable

Sector Coverage:

Rail transport activity within the Republic of Ireland and rail transport activity where a journey begins or ends in the Republic of Ireland.

Survey Size:

Irish Rail supply the data.

Principal Variables:

Tonnes of freight carried, tonne-km, train-km, number of passengers carried, passenger-km, train movements, number of accidents, number of persons killed, number of persons seriously injured.

Principal External Users:

Eurostat, National Accounts.

Contact Organisation:

Central Statistics Office

Business Area:

Business Statistics

Contact Person:

Brendan Curtin

Contact Person Function:

Statistician

Other Business Area Specialists:

Sandra O'Riordan

Contact email:

transport@cso.ie

Contact phone number:

(+353) 21 453 5000