Rail travel disruptions in the EU in 2014, by country

This statistic compares the percentage of passengers who experienced disruptions during a journey by train (national or international) in different EU countries, based on a survey carried out in September 2014. Disruptions include long delays, cancellations, loss or damage of baggage, denied boarding, etc. 43 percent of Swedish respondents stated that they had encountered disruptions whilst traveling by rail.

Percentage of passengers who experienced travel disruptions in the EU in 2014 while traveling by national or international train, by country*

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Release date

December 2014



Survey time period

September 13 to 22, 2014

Number of respondents

15,471 respondents

Age group

15 years and older

Method of interview

Computer-assisted personal interviews (CAPI)

Supplementary notes

* In the original survey, the question was posed as follows: "Have you encountered travel disruptions during the last 12 months?"
The source defines a travel disruption as "any kind of issues that might have affected a journey, such as denied boarding, cancellation, long delay, loss of, or damage to your baggage, delayed baggage or service failures, etc.".

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