Number of freight train movements in Great Britain 2005-2017

Annual number of freight train movements on the rail network in Great Britain from 2005/2006 to 2016/2017 (in 1000)

by N. Sönnichsen, last edited Mar 16, 2018
Number of freight train movements in Great Britain 2005-2017 This bar chart compares the annual number of freight train journeys performed on national railways in Great Britain (UK) from the financial year 2005/06 to 2016/17. An overall decrease in the number of freight rail movements occurred during the observed time period. The number of train movements was lowest during the 2016/17 financial year, when 223.8 thousand journeys were made.
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Annual number of freight train movements on the rail network in Great Britain from 2005/2006 to 2016/2017 (in 1000)

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Thousand movements
2016/17*223.8
2015/16*236.3
2014/15282.3
2013/14288.4
2012/13275.8
2011/12273.9
2010/11265.6
2009/10278.5
2008/09316.7
2007/08332.2
2006/07364.9
2005/06455.6
Thousand movements
2016/17*223.8
2015/16*236.3
2014/15282.3
2013/14288.4
2012/13275.8
2011/12273.9
2010/11265.6
2009/10278.5
2008/09316.7
2007/08332.2
2006/07364.9
2005/06455.6
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by N. Sönnichsen, last edited Mar 16, 2018
This bar chart compares the annual number of freight train journeys performed on national railways in Great Britain (UK) from the financial year 2005/06 to 2016/17. An overall decrease in the number of freight rail movements occurred during the observed time period. The number of train movements was lowest during the 2016/17 financial year, when 223.8 thousand journeys were made.
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