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Britain's road network length changes

wdt_ID Miles 2005 2015 Change %
1 Motorways 2,186 2,270 84 3.80
2 Urban 6,907 6,892 -16 -0.20
3 Rural 22,128 22,174 46 0.20
4 All major roads 31,221 31,335 114 0.40
5 Minor roads 209,918 214,543 4,625 2.20
6 All roads 241,139 245,878 4,739 2.00
Miles 2005 2015 Change %

Source DfT

Britain's road network by road type (miles)

Source DfT

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