Light rail and tram statistics 2010/11
|Publisher:||Department for Transport|
|Published date:||25 August 2011|
|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 2010/11. It covers urban systems that are predominantly surface-running.
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- Light rail and tram passenger journeys in England increased by 5.5 per cent between 2009/10 and 2010/11. In 2010/11 there were 196.5 million passenger journeys. This represents the highest number of passenger journeys to date.
- Light rail and tram vehicle miles in England increased by 1.8 per cent between 2009/10 and 2010/11. In 2010/11 there were 13.9 million vehicle miles.
- Light rail and tram passenger revenue in England increased by 9.0 per cent in real terms between 2009/10 and 2010/11.
- The number of light rail and tram passenger cars in England decreased by 8.9 per cent between 2009/10 and 2010/11. This was mainly due to a 57.5 per cent decrease in passenger cars on the Blackpool Tramway.
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