Top countries by freight transportation via rail


Freight transportation is measured in tonnes of freight transported over a specified number of kilometers. Russia tops the list at 3176 billion tonne-kilometers, followed by China at 2696 billion and United States at 2326 billion tonne-kilometers. Total freight transporation by rail across the world exceeds 11,165 billion tonne-kilometers.

The chart presents only countries where the freight transporation exceeds 1 billion tonne-kilometers.