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25% of rail commuting trips ‘may not return’

Rail

06 April 2021
Rail commuting: 25% drop?
Rail commuting: 25% drop?

 

Commuting and business trips by train are both likely to suffer long-term decline because of Covid-19 but leisure trips could grow, according to industry analysts.

A report by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority discusses the work of the rail industry’s rail Covid forecasting group.

“All the evidence to date reported by the cross-industry Rail Covid Forecasting Group is pointing to a future where the traditional commuting peak will be much flatter, with approximately 25 per...

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