Bus and light rail statistics GB - Q2 2009

Bus and light rail statistics for Great Britain for the second quarter of2009, seasonally adjusted, showed that: the number of bus and light rail journeys in England for the year 2008/09 is provisionally estimated to have been 22.7% higher than in 2000/01 at nearly 4.9 billion. This is an increase of 3.1% from 2007/08. Over the same year, passenger journeys increased by 3.1% in London and 3.2% in Metropolitan and non-Metropolitan areas. In Scotland and Wales, bus and light rail patronage remained largely unchanged between 2007/08 and 2008/09. The index number (base year 2000/01=100) for bus and light rail journeys in England in the Spring quarter of 2009/10 was 122.2, up by 0.3% from the previous quarter. Bus and light rail journeys in England were down by 0.7% compared to the same quarter a year earlier. Bus and light rail patronage in Scotland and Wales were down by 2.4 per cent in the Spring quarter of 2009/10 compared to the previous quarter. In Spring 2009, the average score for overall satisfaction in England was 82 out of 100, the same as the previous quarter's rating. Satisfaction with reliability in England also remained the same as in the Spring quarterat 72. The aspects of their bus journey with which passengers were the least satisfied were reliability and value for money. They were most satisfied with safety and security, and staff service/comfort. For the full text of this publication see: http://www.dft.gov.uk/adobepdf/162469/221412/221535/224295/477931/q22009.pdf


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  • Accession Number: 01158453
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Jan 25 2010 8:49AM