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Public percetions of rail continues to rise

The Public Performance Measure for rail has risen to 88.8%, a 1.3% rise compared to the same period last year.

The Office of Rail Regualtion's quarterly review tracks a series of rail statistics as part of its study of National Rail Trends released today.

The Public Performance Measure moving annual average at the end of the second quarter of 2007/08 was 88.8%, an increase of 1.3 percentage points from 2006-07 Q2. This is compared to a 2.3 percentage point increase between 2005-06 Q2 and 2006.

Revenues per passenger per kilometre in the second quarter of 2007-8 rose by 5.1% to 11 pence compared to the same period a year earlier.

The second quarter 2007-8 saw the passenger kilometres moving average pegged at 12bn passenger kilometres, while the total passenger journeys moving average in the second quarter numbered 300M.

In the same period, complaints decreased 7% year-on-year to 67 per 100,000.

Freight lifted 5.2bn tonne kilometres down 9.2% year-on-year.

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