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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 railcard quality and methodology report

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

 

Key results

  • There were 203,242 DPRC in circulation at the end of rail period 10 (8 January 2022). This represents an increase of 18.4% compared with a year ago but is 19.0% lower than two years ago.
  • Overall, 18,229 one-year DPRC were issued during rail periods 8 to 10. This is two and a half times the number issued in the same rail periods last year (an increase of 153.5%). However, it is 5.4% lower than the same rail periods two years ago.
  • There were 8,574 three-year DPRC issued during rail periods 8 to 10. This is over two and a half times the number issued in the same rail periods last year (an increase of 164.6%) and 16.6% higher than the same rail periods two years ago.