Number of powered vehicles and unaccompanied trailers carried on each route to mainland Europe between July to September 2012.

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Road goods vehicles travelling to mainland Europe: July to September 2012 report

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Road goods vehicles travelling to mainland Europe: July to September 2012 tables

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Detail

For the rolling annual total:

  • there were 2.43 million goods vehicles travelling from Great Britain to mainland Europe in the four quarters ending July to September 2012. This is a 2.4% decline compared to the four quarters ending July to September 2011 and 16% lower than the peak in 2007
  • the number of goods vehicles travelling from Great Britain to mainland Europe has increased by over 70% in the last 20 years

Of these goods vehicles:

  • 1.81 million were powered vehicles
  • 622,000 were unaccompanied trailers
  • both powered vehicles and unaccompanied trailers have fallen compared to the four quarters ending July to September 2011 by 0.9% and 6.7% respectively

In July to September 2012:

  • 611,000 goods vehicles travelled from Great Britain to mainland Europe
  • 452,000 were powered vehicles (an increase of 3.5% on July to September 2011)
  • 158,000 were unaccompanied trailers (down 3.1% on July to September 2011)
  • 452,000 of these goods vehicles were powered vehicles and 154 thousand were unaccompanied trailers, down 2% and 9% respectively on April to June 2011

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