Government support to the rail industry in Great Britain 2000-2019

This statistic displays the total amount spent by the UK government in supporting the rail industry in Great Britain between 2000 and 2019, comparing support at nominal and 2018/2019 adjusted prices. Spending includes central government grants, Passenger Transport Executive (PTE) grants, direct rail support and other government support such as to the British Transport Police and Rail Pensions. In the fiscal year of 2018/2019, government rail industry support spending reached just over seven billion British pounds.

Total UK government support expenditure to the rail industry in Great Britain from 2000/2001 to 2018/2019*

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Release date

December 2019


United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

2000 to 2019

Supplementary notes

* 2018/2019 price adjustment calculated using GDP market price deflator.

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