This increase of 19 million passengers, or 15 percent compared to 2018, “confirms the growth trend” seen in previous years, “across all services”, says CP in a statement.
Traffic revenues reached around €274 million in 2019, representing an increase of 5.7 percent compared to 2018.
CP highlights the Lisbon and Porto Urban trains as those that registered the greatest growth, with 103 million (plus 18.4 percent) passengers in Lisbon and 24 million passengers (plus 7.7 percent) in Porto.
In Long Haul services, around 6.7 million passengers travelled, 4.9 percent more than in 2018, while in Regional services, around 11 million passengers travelled throughout the year, 5.2 percent more than in 2018.