Reasons for not using trains for long distance journeys in the UK in 2015

Reasons for not having taken the train more often for long distance journeys* in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2015

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Release date



United Kingdom

Survey time period

February 2015

Number of respondents

287 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

Infrequent train users**

Method of interview

Omnibus survey

Supplementary notes

* A long distance journey is one of more than 50 miles. Excludes Eurostar.
** Total 287 respondents who had made at least one long distance journey in the last 12 months, but used the train for less than half of these trips. Includes a number of respondents who said they have no need to make more long distance journeys, or that they don't use long distance trains.
*** Multiple answers possible.

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