Statistical releases

From September 2013, we publish regular commentary on rail statistics under eight themes – including performance and safety. These releases are designed to help the user interpret the data and are accredited National Statistics.

As part of our commitment to improving the quality of our statistics in line with requirements for National Statistics accreditation, we are publishing themed statistical releases from September 2013.

These releases will provide contextual commentary on statistics across a common topic and will aid the user in the interpretation of the data. Data tables will also be available via the Data portal.

The statistical releases will be published under eight themes. Here you can access the latest publication for each theme:

Passenger and freight rail performance

Public performance measure (PPM), freight performance measure (FPM) and cancellations and significant lateness (CaSL).

Latest statistical release:
Download the Passenger and freight rail performance statistical release 2014-15 Q1 pdf icon PDF, 575 Kb
Published 4 September 2014.

Further information about the data and quality dimensions can be accessed in the Passenger and freight rail performance quality report pdf icon PDF, 717 Kb.

Passenger rail usage

Passenger kilometres, passenger journeys, passenger revenue and timetabled train kilometres (TTKM).

Latest statistical release:
Download the Passenger rail usage statistical release 2014-15 Q1 pdf icon PDF, 484 Kb
Published 2 October 2014.

Further information about the data and quality dimensions can be accessed in the Passenger rail usage quality report pdf icon PDF, 385 Kb.

Freight rail usage

Freight moved, freight lifted, normalised freight delay, freight market indicators.

Latest statistical release:
Download the Freight rail usage statistical release 2014-15 Q1 pdf icon PDF, 355 Kb
Published 18 September 2014.

Further information about the data and quality dimensions can be accessed in the Freight rail usage quality report pdf icon PDF, 359 Kb.

Passenger rail service satisfaction

Complaints, appeals and National Rail Enquiries (NRE) telephone service.

Latest statistical release:
Download the Passenger rail service satisfaction statistical release 2014-15 Q1 pdf icon PDF, 882 Kb
Published 16 October 2014.

Further information about the data and quality dimensions can be accessed in the Passenger rail service satisfaction quality report pdf icon PDF, 533 Kb.

Regional usage

Regional Usage Profiles (Passenger Journeys) for each Region of Great Britain.

Latest statistical release:
Download the Regional usage profiles statistical release 2012-13 pdf icon PDF, 577 Kb
Published 24 April 2014.

Further information about the data and quality dimensions can be accessed in the Regional Usage Profiles quality report pdf icon PDF, 355 Kb.

Key safety statistics

Key safety facts, passenger key safety facts, public key safety facts, workforce key safety facts and train accidents key facts.

Latest statistical release:
Download the Safety key statistics 2013-14 annual statistical release pdf icon PDF, 536 Kb
Published 25 September 2014.

Further information about the data and quality dimensions can be accessed in the Key safety statistics quality report pdf icon PDF, 398 Kb

Rail finance

Government support to the rail industry, rail fares index and private investment.

Latest statistical release:
Download the Rail finance 2013-14 annual statistical release pdf icon PDF, 601 Kb
Published 21 August 2014.

Further information about the data and quality dimensions can be accessed in the Rail finance quality report pdf icon PDF, 341 Kb

Rail infrastructure, assets and environmental (for publication 23 October 2014)

Infrastructure on the railways, average age of rolling stock and sustainable development.

The regional usage, key safety statistics, rail finance and rail infrastructure, assets and environmental statistical releases will be published annually. All other statistical releases will be published quarterly.

All of the quarterly statistical releases have been badged as National Statistics, in accordance with the Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007. For further information on the Code of Practice and National Statistics accreditation, please visit the UK Statistics Authority.

To see when we publish the statistical releases and data tables, please visit our publications schedule.

Please contact us for more information.

Last updated - 20 October 2014