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PKP CARGO on the background of the market

Polish market

In 2017, the PKP CARGO Group remained the leader in the Polish rail freight market; transport operations in the group are performed mainly by PKP CARGO S.A. The Group had a 44.8% market share (+0.6 p.p. yoy) in terms of freight volume and a 51.6% market share in terms of freight turnover (+0.1 p.p. yoy).1 Within the Group, the Parent Company had a 44.2% market share (+0.3 p.p. yoy) in terms of freight volume and a 51.4% market share in terms of freight turnover (unchanged).

1 Office of Rail Transport

Market shares of both the PKP CARGO Group and the Parent Company are depicted in the following diagrams.

Share of the PKP CARGO Group in total freight volume in Poland in 2014-2017

Source: Proprietary material based on the Office of Rail Transport’s data    

Share of the PKP CARGO Group in total freight turnover in Poland in 2014-2017

Source: Proprietary material based on the Office of Rail Transport’s data

Market shares of the largest rail operators in Poland in 2017 by freight volume and freight turnover 

by freight volume



Market shares of the largest rail operators in Poland in 2017 by freight volume and freight turnover 

by freight turnover



ᵃ As at 1 June 2017, Euronaft Trzebinia sp. z o.o. contributed to Orlen Kol-Trans sp. z o.o. the financially, functionally and organizationally spun-off part of the enterprise providing services related to rail transport. The aforementioned share of Orlen Kol-Trans takes into account the transport volumes carried out by Euronaft Trzebinia sp. z o.o. before 1 June 2017.

Source: Proprietary material based on the Office of Rail Transport’s data

The largest operators conducting activity competitive to the activity of the PKP CARGO Group in the Polish rail freight transport market include the following companies: DB Cargo Polska, Lotos Kolej, Grupa CTL, PKP LHS, PUK KOLPREM, Freightliner PL, Pol-Miedź Trans and Orlen Kol-Trans.

Czech market

In 2017, the AWT Group’s share in the Czech rail transport market decreased by 8.1% (-0.9 p.p. yoy) in terms of freight turnover. The implementation of the restructuring program for the hard coal mining sector carried out by Prisko (a company owned in 100% by the State Treasury of the Czech Republic) is at present of key importance for the transport results of AWT, when the program includes gradual closing of mines. As a result, reduced hard coal mining in the Czech Republic causes directly a fall in the volumes comissioned for transport for AWT. According to data for 2017, AWT transported in the period 4.3 million tons of hard coal (a drop by -32.6% yoy).

AWT a.s.’s market shares in total freight volume in the Czech Republic quarterly in 2014-2017

* data for Q4 2017 will be available at the turn of Q1 and Q2 2018.

Source: Proprietary material based on data from the Czech Ministry of Transport and AWT a.s.’

AWT a.s.’s market shares in total freight turnover in the Czech Republic quarterly in 2014-2017

* data for Q4 2017 will be available at the turn of Q1 and Q2 2018.

Source: Proprietary material based on data from the Czech Ministry of Transport and AWT a.s.’

Market shares of the biggest rail operators by operational freight turnover in the Czech Republic in 2017 (btkm)



Source: SŽDC