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Transport key figures
- 0.3 per cent of London’s roads have Games-specific lanes.
- 1 per cent of London’s roads covered by the Olympic Route Network.
- 2.6 kilometre extension to the Docklands Light Railway (DLR).
- 80 kilometres of walking and cycling paths being improved.
- 10 rail lines serve the Olympic Park, including the London Underground, the DLR, London Overground and national rail services.
- 15 seconds – a train will arrive on the Olympic Park every 15 seconds.
- 7 minutes – the Javelin service will shuttle people between Stratford and St Pancras in just seven minutes.
- 27 Jubilee line trains per hour into Stratford, along with 50 national rail trains and 68 buses per hour on six routes to Stratford.
- 33 per cent capacity increase on the Jubilee line.
- 500,000 extra trips expected on the London Underground each day.
- 900,000 peak number of spectators (half a million of them in London) using public transport.
- 3 million spectator trips within London on the busiest day of the Games.
- 20 million spectator trips within London throughout the Games.