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Britain's road network length changes

wdt_ID Miles 2005 2017 Change %
1 Motorways 2,186 2,292 106 4.84
2 Urban 6,907 6,867 -40 -0.57
3 Rural 22,128 22,273 145 0.66
4 All major roads 31,221 31,432 211 0.68
5 Minor roads 209,918 215,277 5,359 2.55
6 All roads 241,139 246,709 5,570 2.31
Miles 2005 2017 Change %

Source DfT

Britain's road network by road type (miles)

Source DfT

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