Share of standing passengers in London (UK) trains 2017

This statistic shows the share of passengers left standing on various train operator services at peak hours in London (UK) in 2017. That year, TfL Rail was the busiest operator in London, with 38 percent of passengers having to stand in the morning peak time and 32 percent in the evening peak time.

Share of passengers having to stand on trains in London (UK) at peak hours in 2017, by train operator

AM peak (07:00-09:59)PM peak (16:00-18:59)
TfL Rail*38%32%
Great Northern & Thameslink 36%18%
c2c 31%26%
South Western Railway29%21%
London Overground 27%21%
Southern 24%15%
West Midlands Trains21%18%
Southeastern 18%12%
East Midlands Trains 11%17%
Great Western Railway*11%5%
Chiltern Railways*11%5%
Greater Anglia*11%3%
Virgin Trains West Coast 2%2%
London North Eastern Railway 0%2%
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Release date

July 2018


United Kingdom (England)

Survey time period


Supplementary notes

These statistics represent a typical autumn weekday.
* Figures are based on only one manual count per service.

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