Dr Tim Jupp
Lecturer in Mathematics

College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences
University of Exeter

 

 

 


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Follow the links below for two maps showing the trends in railway station usage in the UK.

The maps can be zoomed and dragged.

Click on individual stations (coloured circles) to see time-series data for that station.
The colour of each station indicates the trend in usage.

Red and orange indicate negative / low rates of growth.
Yellow indicates typical levels of growth.
Blue indicates high levels of growth.

Map 1: 'Long term' trend 2005 - 2017

Map 2: 'Recent' trend 2012 - 2017

Noticeable areas of long term high growth over 2005 - 2017 include:

Devon and Cornwall branches
Inner and North London
Cambridge to Norwich and Ipswich
Bristol
Ebbw Vale line
Merseyrail
Manchester
Staffordshire
West Yorkshire


Noticeable areas of long term decline include:

Kent (near HS1)
Skegness line
Barton-on-Humber line


Data source: ORR