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Bus Services: North West

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 183872, tabled on 25 October 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate his Department has made of the number of bus journeys made in (a) the North West, (b) Mesrseyside, (c) Wirral and (d) Wallasey constituency in each year since 2010.

Answered on

30 October 2018

The table below shows the number of bus passenger journeys in each year since 2009/10 for the North West and Merseyside. In 2016/17, 408.5 million passenger journeys were made by local bus in the North West. In Merseyside ITA, there were 105.3 million bus passenger journeys made by local bus in 2016/17. Figures for Wirral and Wallasey constituency are not held.

Passenger journeys on local bus services for the North West and Merseyside ITA, from 2009/10

Year

North West

Merseyside ITA

2009/10

463.9

112.7

2010/11

457.0

110.8

2011/12

439.5

110.1

2012/13

434.5

109.2

2013/14

434.1

103.6

2014/15

426.9

103.0

2015/16

413.1

102.0

2016/17

408.5

105.3

Source: DfT Local bus passenger journeys, BUS0109a

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