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Estonia: Elron's passenger numbers up 3% on year in January

BC, Tallinn, 14.02.2019.Print version
Eesti Liinirongid AS, the state-owned Estonian operator of passenger trains that conducts its business under the Elron brand, registered 649,000 boardings in January, marking a 3% increase compared to the same month last year, informed LETA/BNS,

Ticket revenue meanwhile grew 14% to 1.4 mln euros, spokespeople for the company told. 

The Elron routes with the biggest numbers of passengers in January were the Tallinn-Paldiski route with 118,000 passengers, followed by the Tallinn-Tartu route with 93,000, Tallinn-Riisipere also with 93,000 and Tallinn-Aegviidu with 83,000 passengers.

Eesti Liinirongid AS operates diesel and electric trains on all domestic passenger train routes of Estonia. In 2018, boardings numbered 7.6 mln, 4% more than in 2017, while ticket revenue increased 21% to 16 mln euros.

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