Light rail and tram statistics 2010
|Publisher:||Department for Transport|
|Published date:||9 September 2010|
|Series:||Light rail and tram|
|Statistics topic:||Concessionary travel, Cost of travel, Distance travelled, Journeys, Journeys / Trips, Light rail, Operator, Operators, Trip|
This statistical release presents information on light rail and tram systems in England during 2009/10. It covers urban systems that are predominantly surface-running.
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- Light rail and tram passenger journeys in Great Britain decreased by 1.3 per cent between 2008/09 and 2009/10, the first year-on-year decrease in passenger journeys since 1991/92. In 2009/10 there were 186.2 million passenger journeys.
- Light rail and tram vehicle miles in Great Britain increased by 1.0 per cent between 2008/09 and 2009/10. In 2009/10 there were 13.6 million vehicle miles.
- Light rail and tram passenger revenue in Great Britain increased by 3.0 per cent in real terms between 2008/09 and 2009/10.
- The number of light rail and tram passenger cars in Great Britain increased by 15.5 per cent between 2008/09 and 2009/10. This was mainly due to a 35.7 per cent increase in passenger cars on the Docklands Light Railway.
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