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The number of High Speed ​​passengers accelerates in May with an increase of 34.5%

Date: April 19, 2024 Time: 02:04:29

The number of passengers who opt for high-speed trains in Spain and the average distance increases in the month of May according to data from the National Institute of Statistics (INE) and collected by Europa Press. The number of passengers on High Speed ​​has skyrocketed by 34.5% to 2.8 million.

On the other hand, the survey also highlights significant growth in short and medium range trains, registering an increase of 51.7% and reaching 4 million passengers. This increase in customers is due to the fact that the general population has opted for rail transport in recent months, leaving aside the consumption of vehicles due to the high cost of fuel.

Use of public transport

More than 467.9 million passengers used public transport in Spain last May, 16.6% more than in the same month of 2022. Urban transport increased by 19.9% ​​in the annual rate and interurban 16.6% did so Within the interurban, the 17.9% increase in rail transport stands out especially.

In addition, the variation rate of the number of public transport passengers in Spain for the month of May compared to April was 13%, according to data from the statistical institute.

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Puck Henry
Puck Henry
Puck Henry is an editor for ePrimefeed covering all types of news.
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