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02.08.13

Passenger journeys continue to grow

The number of rail journeys in Britain is the highest since records began, new statistics from the ORR show. Journeys increased by 6% from 2010-11.

In 2011-12, there were 1.23bn journeys compared with the previous year. In England there were 1.11bn rail journeys, with 67.3% of those starting and ending in London. Rail journeys within individual regions increased by 6.8%.

Journeys in Scotland are up by 4.7%, with over 90% within the country. Wales’ journeys increased by 2.9%, the ORR added.

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