Average age of rolling stock by sector - Table 2.30
Average age of rolling stock (years) includes all rail vehicles leased to franchised train operating companies by rolling stock leasing companies (ROSCOs).
Great Britain
Quarterly data (financial year): 2000-01 Quarter 1 to 2016-17 Quarter 4
This table was published previously with data up to 2016-17, but will no longer be updated. For the latest average age of rolling stock data please see table 2.31.
Average age (years)
at the end of:
Long Distance
London
and South East
Regional
National Franchised operators
2000-01 Quarter 2
25.74
20.51
17.61
20.67
2000-01 Quarter 3
25.99
20.70
16.91
20.64
2000-01 Quarter 4
25.97
20.36
16.42
20.34
2001-02 Quarter 1
25.26
20.43
15.89
20.13
2001-02 Quarter 2
24.74
20.35
16.07
20.07
2001-02 Quarter 3
24.89
20.40
16.11
20.14
2001-02 Quarter 4
23.51
20.48
15.56
19.86
2002-03 Quarter 1
22.33
20.50
15.69
19.67
2002-03 Quarter 2
22.25
20.36
15.28
19.49
2002-03 Quarter 3
22.29
20.01
15.48
19.36
2002-03 Quarter 4
22.13
19.89
15.73
19.33
2003-04 Quarter 1
21.51
20.08
15.95
19.35
2003-04 Quarter 2
19.14
19.09
16.06
18.40
2003-04 Quarter 3
19.18
18.97
16.21
18.36
2003-04 Quarter 4
19.03
17.55
15.30
17.05
2004-05 Quarter 1
17.77
16.17
15.50
15.98
2004-05 Quarter 2
17.35
15.82
15.57
15.70
2004-05 Quarter 3
17.00
14.85
15.58
15.03
2004-05 Quarter 4
16.92
14.29
15.67
14.68
2005-06 Quarter 1
15.42
12.57
15.94
13.56
2005-06 Quarter 2
15.39
11.81
16.19
12.98
2005-06 Quarter 3
15.35
11.72
16.36
12.99
2005-06 Quarter 4
15.45
11.97
16.56
13.20
2006-07 Quarter 1
15.71
12.21
16.01
13.29
2006-07 Quarter 2
15.81
12.42
15.94
13.47

2006-07 Quarter 3
15.90
12.60
15.88
13.57
2006-07 Quarter 4
16.15
12.73
15.88
13.70
2007-08 Quarter 1
16.40
12.98
16.12
14.38
2007-08 Quarter 2
16.65
13.23
16.37
14.63
2007-08 Quarter 3
16.76
13.45
16.76
14.88
2007-08 Quarter 4
17.02
13.70
17.01
15.13
2008-09 Quarter 1
17.76
14.00
17.29
15.47
2008-09 Quarter 2
17.96
14.17
17.55
15.66
2008-09 Quarter 3
18.24
14.42
17.80
15.92
2008-09 Quarter 4
18.50
14.65
18.05
16.15
2009-10 Quarter 1
18.81
14.77
18.30
16.31
2009-10 Quarter 2
19.06
14.83
18.54
16.43
2009-10 Quarter 3
19.31
14.80
18.78
16.50
2009-10 Quarter 4
19.56
14.65
19.03
16.51
2010-11 Quarter 1
19.81
14.68
19.28
16.62
2010-11 Quarter 2
20.06
14.85
19.53
16.82
2010-11 Quarter 3
20.31
15.12
19.71
17.07
2010-11 Quarter 4
20.56
15.41
19.96
17.34
2011-12 Quarter 1
20.72
15.40
19.46
17.26
2011-12 Quarter 2
20.97
15.52
19.43
17.38
2011-12 Quarter 3
21.22
15.72
19.49
17.55
2011-12 Quarter 4
21.19
15.90
19.74
17.73
2012-13 Quarter 1
21.16
16.17
19.99
17.94
2012-13 Quarter 2
21.23
16.42
20.24
18.17
2012-13 Quarter 3
21.31
16.67
20.49
18.39
2012-13 Quarter 4
21.56
16.92
20.74
18.64
2013-14 Quarter 1
21.81
17.17
20.99
18.89
2013-14 Quarter 2
22.06
17.37
21.24
19.11
2013-14 Quarter 3
22.31
17.30
21.39
19.15
2013-14 Quarter 4
22.56
17.56
21.42
19.35
2014-15 Quarter 1
22.81
17.67
21.67
19.51
2014-15 Quarter 2
23.06
17.90
21.92
19.75
2014-15 Quarter 3
23.31
18.04
22.17
19.93
2014-15 Quarter 4
23.66
18.06
22.55
20.18
2015-16 Quarter 1
23.91
18.37
22.87
20.39

2015-16 Quarter 2
24.69
18.48
23.12
20.55
2015-16 Quarter 3
24.94
18.70
23.40
20.80
2015-16 Quarter 4
25.19
18.89
23.65
21.01
2016-17 Quarter 1
25.38
19.21
23.48
21.31
2016-17 Quarter 2
25.63
18.94
23.74
21.22
2016-17 Quarter 3
25.88
18.86
24.05
21.27
2016-17 Quarter 4
26.13
18.43
24.29
21.08
Source:
Department for Transport
Symbols:
(:) Data not available
(r) Data revised
(p) Data are provisional
Notes:
More details on methodology can be found in the quality report relating to this dataset: http://orr.gov.uk/statistics/published-stats/statistical-releases
 
The quality report pulls together the key qualitative information on relevance, accuracy and reliability, timeliness and punctuality, accessibility and clarity and coherence and comparability. It also includes information on some additional quality principles on user needs and perceptions, confidentiality, transparency and security of data.
This dataset is used in the rail infrastructure, assets, and environment statistical release. To view or download the statistical release: http://orr.gov.uk/statistics/published-stats/statistical-releases
Revisions:
Data can be subject to revisions indicated by (r). For the latest information on data revisions, please see the revisions log: http://orr.gov.uk/statistics/code-of-practice/revisions-log