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Rail freight tonne kilometres has been gradually declining since 2012, with an especially steep decline in coal traffic.


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Core dashboard information


Rail freight tonne kilometres by commodity group (billion)

Nature of data

Primary source


Custodian of data Ministry of Transport
URL https://www.transport.govt.nz/mot-resources/freight-resources/figs/rail/rail-trends/
Frequency Annual
Disaggregation National by commodity group
Quality of the data


Next Update February