Private investment in the rail industry (excludes Network Rail investment) - Table 1.9
Private investment data shows the expenditure (positive values) and disposal (negative values) of fixed assets in the rail industry
(£ million)
Great Britain
Annual data (financial year): 2006-07 to 2017-18
 
Track and Signalling
Rolling Stock
Stations
Other Investment
Total investment
Total investment at 2017-18 prices¹
2006-07
106
326
155
156
743
903
2007-08
8
400
78
79
566
671
2008-09
2
345
28
79
455
525
2009-10
-4
423
12
29
460
523
2010-11
0
274
28
74
377
421
2011-12
1
369
33
99
503
554
2012-13
3
352
35
80
470
508
2013-14
0
323
29
72
423
449
2014-15 ²
1
715
-128
61
648
679
2015-16
2
622
58
119
801
833
2016-17
1
767
52
105
925
940
2017-18 ³
6
1,014
72
189
1,280
1,280
Source:
Office for National Statistics (ONS)
Symbols:
(:)           Data not available
(r)          Data revised
(p)          Data are provisional
Notes:
1.       Total investment at 2017-18 prices is calculated using the GDP deflator series from June 2018, available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/gdp-deflators-at-market-prices-and-money-gdp#history
2.       In 2014-15, a large number of rail yards were sold to Network Rail. These sales are included in the 'Stations' category.
3.       No return was made by Stagecoach South West Trains in 2017-18.
4.       Data were collected quarterly until 2016-17. From 2017-18, data were collected annually.
More details on methodology can be found in the quality report relating to this dataset:
 
This dataset is used in the rail finance statistical release. To view or download the statistical release:
Revisions:
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Other datasets:
1.     ORR publishes further train operator financial information in the UK Rail Financials report. To view or download the latest report: