Rail: Passenger & Freight Trends. (Courtesy: Urban Transport Group Data Hub)

Rail patronage nationally reached 1.65 billion passengers per year in 2015/16. Patronage has increased across all three key sectors – London and the South East, Regional Rail and Long Distance Rail.

Rail Freight Lifted

In 2015, there were 1.6 billion tonnes of goods lifted. Although there has been an overall decline since 2006, this is an increase on the previous years figures.