This chapter presents statistics on the use of public transport in Great Britain and related data about public transport.

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This chapter presents statistics on the use of public transport in Great Britain and related data about public transport.

Important Note: Figures on bus support and revenue were updated in January 2012 to use final out-turn data for 2010 to 2011.

Key points

  • Since privatisation (1994 to 1995), the number of franchised journeys made by national rail has increased by 84%, from 0.7 billion to 1.4 billion in 2010 to 2011 (42% since 2000 to 2001)
  • There were 1.1 billion passenger journeys on the London Underground and 13 million journeys on the Glasgow Subway in 2010 to 2011
  • Light rail and tram passenger journeys in England increased by 5.5% between 2009 to 2010 and 2010 to 2011. In 2010 to 2011 there were 196.5 million passenger journeys. This represents the highest number of passenger journeys to date
  • There were 4.6 billion bus passenger journeys in England in 2010 to 2011. This is a 0.1% increase from the 2009 to 2010 level. Journeys in London increased by 1.4% over this period and now account for nearly half (49%) of all bus passenger journeys in England

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