Passenger rail travel in the United Kingdom (UK)

Statistics report on passenger rail travel in the United Kingdom (UK)

Passenger rail travel in the United Kingdom (UK)

This report offers statistics related to the passenger rail industry in the United Kingdom. It includes data on passenger volumes, revenue, fares and safety. This report also contains information on rail performance indicators, such as the rate of complaints filed, percentage of services that were cancelled or significantly late, and overall passenger satisfaction.

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  • Premium Statistic Total distance travelled by passenger rail in the UK 1960-2021
  • Basic Statistic Leading train stations for interchanges in Great Britain (UK) 2021/22
  • Basic Statistic Number of peak hour train services in selected cities in England and Wales 2021-2022
  • Premium Statistic Time needed for commute in Great Britain, by transportation 2021
  • Premium Statistic Rail and tube fares: Weekly household expenditure in the United Kingdom (UK) 2022
  • Basic Statistic Average age of all trains United Kingdom (UK) 2007-2023

Passenger volume

  • Basic Statistic Historical national rail passenger journeys in the United Kingdom (UK) 1984-2023
  • Premium Statistic Passenger rail journeys to & from regions in United Kingdom 2021-2022
  • Premium Statistic Number of passenger kilometers on national railways in Great Britain 2000-2023
  • Basic Statistic Entries and exits in train stations in Great Britain 2021/22
  • Premium Statistic Leading light rail and tram system in the UK 2021-2023, by passenger journeys
  • Premium Statistic Number of passenger journeys on the London Underground (UK) 2000-2023
  • Basic Statistic Passenger journeys on the Manchester Metrolink in the United Kingdom 1992–2023


  • Basic Statistic National rail income from fares in the United Kingdom (UK) 2000-2023
  • Basic Statistic National rail passenger fare income in the United Kingdom (UK) 2000-2023
  • Premium Statistic Transport for London passenger income 2015-2023
  • Premium Statistic London Underground: Oyster and contactless ticket prices by zone and peak 2023
  • Premium Statistic Public opinion on the value of train fares in the United Kingdom 2023

Performance indicators

  • Premium Statistic Network Rail Limited: passenger satisfaction FY 2022/2023, by region
  • Premium Statistic Share of cancelled trains in the United Kingdom (UK) Q2 2023
  • Basic Statistic Share of trains arriving on time in the United Kingdom UK) 2008-2023
  • Premium Statistic Network Rail: passenger trains on time shares FY 2022/2023, by region
  • Premium Statistic Rail network complaints rate in Great Britain 2002-2023
  • Premium Statistic Customer satisfaction evaluation London Underground 2018–2023

Crime & safety

  • Premium Statistic Accidents on European rail networks by country 2021
  • Premium Statistic Potentially high risk passenger train accidents in Great Britain by train 2005-2023
  • Basic Statistic Total number of fatalities on railways in Great Britain (UK) 2013-2023
  • Basic Statistic Reported crimes on the London Overground 2012/13-2022/23

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