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DescriptionHas figures on (e.g.) road vehicles, traffic, accidents, toll bridges, bus and rail passengers, road and rail freight, air and water transport, finance, personal travel and international comparisons.
ISBN07559 4723 1
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateAugust 26, 2005


ISBN 0 7559 4723 1
ISSN 1351 3869

A Scottish Executive National Statistics Publication

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New and revised tables and charts
Detailed list of statistical tables
Summary Transport Statistics, including Historical Series
Commentary and statistical tables:
1. Road transport vehicles
2. Bus and coach travel
3. Road freight
4. Toll bridges
5. Road network
6. Road traffic
7. Injury road accidents
8. Rail services
9. Air transport
10. Water transport
11. Finance
12. Personal and cross-modal travel
International Comparisons
Annex 1: Mid-year population estimates for 2004
Annex 2: Areas covered by Operating Companies
Errors in the previous edition
Recent Research Reports
Scottish Executive Transport Statistics publications
Information available from the Scottish Executive Transport Statistics Web site
Scottish Executive Statistical Services

Brief extracts from this publication may be reproduced, provided that "Scottish Transport Statistics" is fully acknowledged as the source.

Proposals for larger extracts should be addressed to the enquiries address below.


Symbols used: The following symbols are used throughout:


not available

- or 0

nil or less than half the final digit shown ( NB: these are used interchangeably)


break in series

Rounding: In some tables, where figures have been rounded independently, the sum of constituent items may not always appear to agree exactly with the total shown.

Enquiries and suggestions

Enquiries about the statistics in this publication should generally be made as indicated in the "Further Information" sections of the relevant chapters.

Other enquiries (such as about the availability of other editions) should be made to:

Mr Andrew Knight
Transport Statistics branch
Scottish Executive
Victoria Quay

Telephone: 0131 244 7256
FAX: 0131 244 0888
E-mail: transtat@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

Suggestions for improvements should be addressed to the Transport Statistician, at the above address.

Further copies of this publication are available from

Blackwell's Bookshop,
53 South Bridge,

Tel: 0131 622 8283
FAX: 0131 557 8149

Web version of the publication

Transport Statistics publications may be found on the Scottish Executive Statistics Website. Go to: www.scotland.gov.uk/transtat/latest

You will then see links to the electronic versions of the latest edition of each publication, and to those of the earlier editions of each publication that are available on the SE Web site.

Excel spreadsheet versions of the tables are available via: www.scotland.gov.uk/transtat/sheets

Updated versions of some of the tables and charts in this edition will be made available, in due course, via: www.scotland.gov.uk/transtat/stsupdate

A separate page, just before the end of this publication, provides more information about what is available from the Transport Statistics Web site.