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Proportion of working population aged 16-74 who travel to work by train, light rail or underground (2011)

dark brown  > 15%

brown 6.5% - 15%

mid brown 3.5% - 6.5%

light brown 2.2% - 3.5%

pale brown 1.5% - 2.2%

very pale brown 1% - 1.5%

white < 1%

Areas with the highest proportion of people who travel to work by train, light rail or underground are concentrated in London and the south east of England. Other areas with a relatively high rate include Tyneside and Merseyside, both having suburban commuter rail lines. Areas with the lowest proportion of people who commute by train include Wales, the south west of England, Herefordshire, Lincolnshire and Norfolk.