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Freight Flows in Australian Transport Corridors

Name of Collection
Freight Flows in Australian Transport Corridors

Contact
Research Leader
Bureau of Transport Economics
Land and Environment Branch
PO Box 501
CANBERRA ACT 2601

Telephone: Canberra 02 6274 6879
Facsimile: Canberra 02 6274 7170
Email: DGargett@email.dot.gov.au
Internet: http://www.btre.gov.au/index.aspx

Purpose
To provide time series estimates of freight flows in the major intercity corridors (all modes).
Description
The publication provides a methodology for deriving estimated freight flows in intercity corridors. The resulting estimated flows are given for six corridors: Melbourne-Sydney, Sydney-Brisbane, Sydney-Adelaide, Melbourne-Brisbane, Melbourne-Adelaide and Eastern States-Perth.
The methodology relies on scaling up partial ABS freight flow surveys.

Data Detail

  • Road freight tonnes and rates;
  • Rail freight tonnes and rates;
  • Sea freight tonnes and rates; and
  • Air freight tonnes and rates.

Geographic Coverage
Australia and intercity corridors.

Frequency of Data Availability
Data release is irregular.

Historical Data
Published data are available from 1964-65 to 1985-86. More current data are available on request.
Products and Services
Publications
BTCE Occasional Paper 98, Freight Flows in Australian Transport Corridors

Example of Information Available
http://www.btre.gov.au/index.aspx


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