Industry figureheads say service recovery remains at 60%

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Comparing the latest data on passenger numbers in October with a typical period pre-Covid, members of the Ten Per Cent Club, which includes subsidiaries of the major groups, municipal owned and independent operators, say that it shows a very consistent position with September on commercial services with 60% recovery for fare paying passengers and 44% for concessionary passengers, compared to figures for September which were 60% and 45% respectively. On tendered routes its members reported a better recovery with passenger numbers higher by 7% among both fare payers and concessions – fare payers are now at 50% (was 43% in September) and concessions 41% (was 34% in September).

The Ten Per Cent Club was formed in 2003 and is made up of bus industry professionals who got together to create a forum for learning, discussion, and hear thought-provoking presentations looking at where the future might be heading or how it could help shape that future, and regularly organises presentations from diverse organisations and research bodies with a view to sharing knowledge and understanding.
More information on the Ten Per Cent Club can be found at: www.thetenpercentclub.co.uk