Definition: Categories of goods carried by rail
Goods in transport may be classifi ed according to type.
(Fourth version of the Transport Glossary)
The categories of goods carried by rail are those defined by the international nomenclature for transport statistics in use, approved by Eurostat, ECMT or UNECE.
(Third version of the Transport Glossary)
International Transport Forum, Eurostat, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), "Illustrated Glossary for Transport Statistics", 4th Edition, Luxembourg 2009