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Transport Focus Covid-19 return to rail travel – latest research summary (7 June 2021)

Passenger transport watchdog, Transport Focus has continued surveying 2,000 people over the past year, to gauge attitudes on public transport use during the Covid-19 pandemic. The latest results are available here. We have been regularly summarising the figures for Community Rail News over the past year.

  • 94% of current rail users felt safe travelling by train, in relation to Covid-19.
  • 60% of respondants yet to use the train would feel safe doing so, in relation to Covid-19.
  • Rail user satisfaction remains high (abover 75% in all cases), relating to the number of people wearing face coverings, ability to social distance from other passengers and overall cleaniness.