Rail regulator the Office of Rail and Road has today (February 17) published regional rail usage statistics for 2020-21. They show that the number of passengers entering and exiting Sheffield railway station fell to 1,906,820 in 2020-21 from 10,094,758 the previous year.
At Meadowhall, the fall was down from 1,796,048 to 379,456.
The fall in Great Britain of 78% “represented the lowest level of annual passenger usage since before the time series began in 1872,” said the ORR.
Yorkshire and the Humber recorded 4.9 million journeys to or from other regions, 16.7% of the 29.3 million in 2019-20.