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Volume 461: debated on Monday 4 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport (1) how many passenger miles were undertaken by (a) car, (b) rail and (c) bus in (i) 1977, (ii) 1987 and (iii) in each year since 1997; (139610)

(2) how many tonne miles of freight were moved by (a) rail and (b) road in (i) 1985, (ii) 1995 and (iii) in each year since 1997.

Annual statistics on passenger transport distances travelled by mode are published in Table 1.1 of “Transport Statistics Great Britain: 2006”.

Annual statistics on domestic goods moved by mode are published in Table 4.1 of the same publication.

Printed copies of the publication are available in the House Library. It is also available on the Department for Transport's website at the following link: