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Disabled Persons Railcards

Periodic (4-weekly) statistics containing data on the number of Disabled Persons Railcards in circulation. Whilst all of these statistics are published at a periodic level, they are updated quarterly.

For details on how these statistics are compiled, please see our Passenger assistance and Disabled Persons Railcards quality and methodology report

Our statistical practice is regulated by the Office for Statistics Regulation (OSR).

If you have any questions or feedback on these statistics, please contact rail.stats@orr.gov.uk

 

Key results

  • There were 271,831 Disabled Persons Railcards (DPRC) in circulation in rail periods 5 to 7, an increase of 18% compared with the same rail periods in the previous year.
  • Overall, 39,744 one-year DPRC were issued during rail periods 5 to 7 of the latest year. This is 15% higher than the same rail periods in the previous year.
  • There were 13,442 three-year DPRC issued during rail periods 5 to 7 of the latest year. This is 8% higher than the same rail periods in the previous year.

Historical factsheets