CP carries 122m train passengers in 2017

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 06-02-2018 08:39:00 · 0 Comments
CP carries 122m train passengers in 2017

Rail company CP - Comboios de Portugal carried 122 million passengers in 2017, up by 7.1 million from the previous year, and posted €250 million in traffic revenues, a rise of €19.6 million, the company said.

According to a statement from the company notes that the number of customers grew 6.3% and revenues rose 8.5% in the last year.

CP pointed out that "passenger volume growth was across all the company's services," but international and Lisbon urban trains recorded the highest increases, from 7.3% to 251,000 and 83 million passengers, respectively.

The Alfa Pendular express train service registered 2.2 million passengers (+5.8%), Intercities trains had 3.9 million passengers (+6.1%), while Porto urban trains had a total of 21.6 million passengers (+3.8%) and the regional service recorded 11.1 million passengers (+3.7%).

CP noted that the volume of passengers transported has "registered successive increases, confirming that thousands of Portuguese people choose to travel by train."


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