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UK rail freight future demand forecasts RFG/FTA

 
Millions tonnes lifted 2003 actual 2014 forecast
Coal 46.0 52.9
Ore 6.1 5.7
Other minerals 19.7 24.9
Metals 10.5 12.1
Petroleum & chemicals 6.8 7.2
Waste 2.2 2.0
Auto 0.4 0.4
Network Rail own haulage 7.4 6.5
Maritime containers 11.1 21.1
Channel Tunnel 2.0 7.2
Domestic intermodal/wagonload 0.9 4.7
Total 113.1 127.9
Index 100.00 127.9

RFG/FTA forecasting shows a significant growth in demand for rail freight paths.

 

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