In 2017Q1 the Average Daily Traffic (ADT) on the concession section of the A4 Katowice-Kraków motorway amounted to 38,810 vehicles and was higher by 8.0% than the traffic level recorded in 2016Q1 (35,946 vehicles). In 2017Q1 toll revenue amounted to PLN 69,308 thousand and was higher by 8.5% than in 2016Q1 (PLN 63,865 thousand).
As far as cars are concerned, the Average Daily Traffic increased from 30,054 vehicles in 2016Q1 to 32,276 vehicles in 2017Q1 (7.4% increase). In 2017Q1 toll revenue from cars amounted to PLN 46,503 thousand and was higher by 6.0% than in 2016Q1 (PLN 43,890 thousand). The noticeable difference between dynamics of growth of toll revenue as compared to dynamics of growth of Average Daily Traffic is the result of a comparative base where 2016 was a leap year.
As far as trucks are concerned, the Average Daily Traffic increased by approximately 10.9%, i.e. from 5,892 vehicles in 2016Q1, to 6,534 vehicles in 2017Q1. In 2017Q1 toll revenue from trucks amounted to PLN 22,806 thousand and was higher by 14.2% than in 2016Q1 (PLN 19,975 thousand). Difference between dynamics of growth of toll revenue as compared to dynamics of growth of Average Daily Traffic is due to the change of toll rates since March 1, 2017.
Management Board believes that the positive trend in traffic growth is related to the developments in macroeconomic situation and is also the result of users’ appreciation of high standard of motorway.