Credible and reliable information on Road statistics In association with Road Users Alliance
Credible and reliable information on Road statistics In association with Road Users Alliance

Road User Charging

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This section presents some examples of additional ways in which road users are charged directly for their use of the network – from public transport to tolling and congestion charging. (For comparison with that spent on road maintenance see ‘Funding’ section).

7.1 Average excess travel rate in London 2016

Average excess travel rate in London
Year: 2007-2015
(minutes per mile)

7.1 - 2016

Source: Transport for London

7.2 London congestion charging financial performance 2016

London congestion charging financial performance
Year: 2003-2016
(£ millions)

Year
Revenue
Expenditure
Net income
Total3,364.601,939.50921.40
2003 - 2004186.70141.4045.30
2004 - 2005218.10125.1093.00
2005 - 2006254.10147.80106.30
2006 - 2007252.40163.3089.10
2007 - 2008328.20191.20137.00
2008 - 2009325.70177.20148.50
2009 - 2010312.60154.50158.10
2010 - 2011287.00279.008.00
2011 - 2012227.00223.004.00
2012 - 2013222.0089.90132.10
2013 - 2014235.0082.00153.00
2014 - 2015257.4080.70176.70
2015 - 2016258.4084.40174.00

Source: Transport for London

 

7.3 Money raised by road tolls in Europe 2016

Money raised by road tolls in Europe
Year: 2014
(€ billions)

7.3 - 2016

Source: ERF 2016

7.4 Road toll schemes 2016

Road toll schemes
Year: 2015
(£)

Motorways
M6M6 Toll£ 5.50 (Monday - Friday)
£ 4.8 (Sat - Sun)
£ 3.8 (23:00 - 06:00)
M25Dartford Crossing£ 2.5
M4Second Severn Crossing£ 6.6
M48Severn Bridge£ 6.6
Bridges and tunnels on A roads
A4Batheaston Bridge£ 0.7
A15Humber Bridge£ 1.5
A19Tyne Tunnels£ 1.7
A38Tamar Bridge £ 1.5 (cash)
£ 0.75 (online)
A41Mersey Tunnels - Queensway £ 1.7 (Cash)
£ 1.2 (Fast tag)
A57Dunham Bridge£ 0.4
A59Mersey Tunnels - Kingsway £ 1.7 (Cash)
£ 1.2 (Fast tag)
A477Cleddau Bridge£ 0.35
A3025Itchen Bridge £ 0.60 (peak)
£ 0.50 (off-peak)
Bridges on minor roads
B471Whitchurch Bridge£ 0.6
B3129Clifton Suspension Bridge£ 1
B4350Whitney-On-Wye Bridge£ 1
B4044Swinford Bridge*£ 0.05
B5159Warburton Bridge*£ 0.12
Aldwark Bridge£ 0.4
Kingsland Bridge*£ 0.2
Cartford Bridge*£ 0.4

Source: DfT

7.5 GB revenue from bus passengers 2016

GB revenue from bus passengers
Year: 2014-2015
(£ millions / passenger journeys, millions)

Region / Country
Bus revenue (£millions)
Number of bus passenger journeys (millions)
Great Britain64465162
London20872364
English metropolitan areas1305998
English non-metropolitan areas22101286
England56024647
Scotland655414
Wales189101

Source: DfT

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