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Scottish Transport Statistics No 29: 2010 Edition

Has figures on (e.g.) road vehicles, traffic, accidents, bus and rail passengers, road and rail freight, air and water transport, finance, personal travel and international comparisons.


Table 9.10 Inland waterway freight traffic lifted and moved

Freight lifted in Scotland

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

million tonnes

River Clyde

1.66

0.95

1.61

1.29

1.34

1.29

1.59

1.53

2.08

2.53

1.46

River Forth

7.54

11.02

9.59

8.53

8.58

8.52

8.47

8.49

8.28

9.52

8.52

All waterways 1

9.47

12.24

11.41

10.01

10.06

9.9722

10.19

10.16

10.50

12.19

10.10

Freight moved ( weight x distance )

million tonne-kilometres

River Clyde

60

40

70

50

60

50

70

60

90

110

60

River Forth

170

230

200

180

180

180

180

180

170

200

180

All waterways 1

240

280

280

240

240

240

250

250

268

320

250

1. Includes also Caledonian Canal, lochs Fyne, Leven and Linnhe, Moray Firth, River Tay.

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