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Tonne-kilometres


Definition:
The sum of tonne-kilometres in transport of goods by all modes of freight transport, i.e. railway, road, pipeline, air, inland waterways and maritime transport. The unit of measurement is a tonne-kilometre (tkm). One tonne-kilometre is transport of 1 ton of cargo for the distance of 1 km.

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