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  • Release date: 2 December 2015
  • Period covered: 2014-15
  • Next update: 9 March 2017
An annual report which includes information on access to stations, train incidents, railway fatalities and crime.

Key points

  • There were nearly 29 million rail passenger journeys which either started or ended in Wales in 2013-14 an increase of 1 per cent compared to the previous year. Over two-thirds (68 per cent) of these journeys were within Wales.
  • During 2013-14, stations within Cardiff local authority were the destination of almost two-fifths (39 per cent) of rail passenger journeys within Wales.
  • In 2014 there were 13 railway fatalities in Wales. The majority of (11) were suicide.
  • There were almost 1,100 notifiable offences reported on Welsh railways in 2014-15, an 11(r) per cent decrease from the previous year.

(r) Revised 29 January 2016


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