July - September 2016

Midland Expressway Ltd (MEL) today reported the average daily traffic figures for July - September 2016

Category Jul-Sept 2016 Jul-Sept 2015 change
Workdays 56,693 55,564 2.0%
Weekends/Public Hols 42,278 42,947 -1.6%
All Days 52,462 51,861 1.2%


We are delighted to report that traffic in quarter 3 of 2016 is up on the same period in 2015 with an overall increase of 1.2% and an average daily traffic across all days and traffic types of 52,462 vs 51,861 in 2015.  Our commercial vehicle traffic* growth continues to be very strong within these numbers and is up by 7.7% over the same period in 2015 with average daily traffic at 6,002 vs 5,580, very much in line with the growth observed in quarter 2 of this year.  It is also interesting to note a small but measureable shift in traffic mix towards weekday traffic which is up by 2.0% with weekend traffic down by 1.6%. 

We remain focused on continuing to provide the highest possible levels of quality, service and journey-time predictability to all our customers and look forward to continuing to support your travel with us.

*Commercial vehicle traffic is M6toll classes 4, 5 and above - vans, coaches and HGV's