Between the Lines

It’s fascinating to compare average speeds for some of the big longer-distance commuter flows to and from London, together with cost in terms of pence per mile, based on use of a weekly season ticket for 10 journeys. The table below shows speeds for the fastest evening peak journey for a range of towns. The data is taken from Network Rail’s online version of the old public timetable, and there may be some errors, but I think it gives a good general indication.

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