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Number of passenger journeys on the London Underground (UK) 2000-2019

Number of passenger journeys with and without season tickets on the London Underground (UK) from 2000/01 to 2018/19 (in millions)

by N. Sönnichsen, last edited Jul 9, 2019
Number of passenger journeys on the London Underground (UK) 2000-2019 Passenger numbers on the London Underground increased significantly over the past nineteen years, largely driven by passengers using ordinary tickets such as daily travel cards as opposed to season ticket holders. Between 2000/01 and 2018/19 figures for ordinary tickets had more than doubled. By comparison, the number of journeys made using season tickets had actually decreased by 119 million journeys by 2018/19. That year, ticket sales for the London Underground had a combined value of 2.77 billion British pounds.
King’s Cross St. Pancras busiest station

King’s Cross St. Pancras was the busiest station on the London Underground network in 2017, recording 97.9 million passenger entries and exits. In the previous year, Waterloo station was the busiest, having recorded more than 100 million passengers. In total, approximately 1.45 billion passengers passed through train stations in London.

London Underground most profitable TfL mode

Fares from the London Underground were the most profitable mode of transport for Transport for London. In 2017/18, the local government body had made nearly 2.7 billion British pounds in fare revenues. In contrast, bus fares amounted to 1.5 billion British pounds.
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Number of passenger journeys with and without season tickets on the London Underground (UK) from 2000/01 to 2018/19 (in millions)

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by N. Sönnichsen, last edited Jul 9, 2019
Passenger numbers on the London Underground increased significantly over the past nineteen years, largely driven by passengers using ordinary tickets such as daily travel cards as opposed to season ticket holders. Between 2000/01 and 2018/19 figures for ordinary tickets had more than doubled. By comparison, the number of journeys made using season tickets had actually decreased by 119 million journeys by 2018/19. That year, ticket sales for the London Underground had a combined value of 2.77 billion British pounds.
King’s Cross St. Pancras busiest station

King’s Cross St. Pancras was the busiest station on the London Underground network in 2017, recording 97.9 million passenger entries and exits. In the previous year, Waterloo station was the busiest, having recorded more than 100 million passengers. In total, approximately 1.45 billion passengers passed through train stations in London.

London Underground most profitable TfL mode

Fares from the London Underground were the most profitable mode of transport for Transport for London. In 2017/18, the local government body had made nearly 2.7 billion British pounds in fare revenues. In contrast, bus fares amounted to 1.5 billion British pounds.
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