Transport via railways
Group Number: 491

This group includes rail transportation of passengers and/or freight using railroad rolling stock on mainline networks, usually spread over an extensive geographic area. Freight rail transport over short-line freight railroads is included here.

This group excludes:

  • Urban and suburban passenger land transport, see 4921
  • Related activities such as switching and shunting, see 5221
  • Operation of railroad infrastructure, see 5221
Available Business Activities:
Passenger rail transport, interurban
Activity Number: 4911

This class includes:

  • Passenger transport by inter-urban railways
  • Operation of sleeping cars or dining cars as an integrated operation of railway companies

This class excludes:

  • Passenger transport by urban and suburban transit systems, see 4921
  • Passenger terminal activities, see 5221
  • Operation of sleeping cars or dining cars when operated by separate units, see 5590, 5610
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