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Light rail and tram statistics

Statistics and data about the light rail and tram systems, passenger journeys, its fleet and infrastructure.

Latest light rail and tram statistics

Statistics on light rail and tram systems in England are collected to inform the development and monitoring of light rail policy. Figures are updated annually and present information on usage, infrastructure and revenue for the 8 systems which are urban and primarily surface-running.

Guidance on current and previous light rail and tram statistics are available.

Light rail and tram data tables

About the light rail and tram statistics data and reports

All of the statistics published are National Statistics. Light rail and tram statistics was assessed by the UK Statistics Authority and confirmed as National Statistics in February 2013

Figures relating to underground systems are outside the scope of National Statistics but are included to provide wider context.

Published 18 June 2013
Last updated 25 June 2020 + show all updates
  1. Light rail and tram statistics, England, year ending March 2020 report added to collection.

  2. New release published - Light rail and tram statistics, England: year ending March 2019.

  3. New release published for the year ending March 2018.

  4. New release published and text on latest statistics updated.

  5. Page updated.

  6. Updated to reflect light rail and tram statistics for the financial year ending 2015.

  7. First published.