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RMV facts and figures

RMV facts and figures

Mileages, passenger numbers and cost coverage rates: statistical data show how Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund is operating successfully.

RMV structural data

  • Inhabitants living in network area: approx. 5 million
  • Inhabitants living in network area plus cross-network fare zones: approx. 6.7 million
  • Size of network area: 14,000 square kilometres
  • Size of network area plus cross-network fare zones: 20,000 square kilometres
  • Regional authorities: 15
  • Unitary authorities: 4
  • Towns/cities with special status: 7
  • Federal states: 1
  • Local authorities in network area: 287
  • Local partners: 26
  • Number of RMV shareholders: 27

RMV performance data

Number of passengers

  • 1996: 530 million
  • 2000: 610 million
  • 2004: 634 million
  • 2008: 655 million
  • 2012: 705 million
  • 2013: 707 million
  • 2014: 715 million
  • 2015: 727 million
  • 2016: 739 million
  • 2017: 754 million
  • 2018: 788 million
  • Journeys per average workday: 2.5 million
  • Urban railway users per day: approx. 500,000

Kilometres travelled

  • Overall passenger kilometres per year: approx. 9.2 billion (2018) - thereof regional trains 3.7 billion, urban rail 2.3 billion, busses 2.3 billion, underground railway and trams 1.0 billion
  • Average distance travelled per journey: 10 kilometres
  • Revenue earning kilometres of regional bus service (2018): 24.9 million
  • Revenue earning kilometres of local bus service (2018): 110.3 million (estimate)

Revenues and expenses

  • Expenses 2018: 1.6 billion Euros
  • Revenues 2018: 909 million Euros from fares etc.
  • Price liquidity ratio: 56 percent

RMV infrastructure data

Mobility Centres and Mobility Info Points

  • RMV Mobility Centres in network area: 20
  • RMV Mobility Info Points in network area: 30

Rail network data

  • Total length of railway track: 1,450 kilometres
  • Length of S-Bahn track: 303 kilometres, of which 13 kilometres run through tunnels
  • Regional rail services: 55
  • Regional train journeys per working day: 2067
  • Stations:
    • Total railway stations: 390 (including Mainz)
    • o S-Bahn stations: 111 (including Mainz)
  • Regional train journeys:
    • 1993/94: 21.9 million kilometres
    • 2018: 28.5 million kilometres
  • Urban railway journeys:
    • 1993/94: 8 million kilometres
    • 2018: 15.1 million kilometres
  • RMV S-Bahn services (urban railway): 9
  • Urban railway rides per work day: 964
  • Urban railway motor trains: 191 (plus successive procurement of further 14 motor trains)
  • Longest S-Bahn route: S1 (Wiesbaden - Ober-Roden) 72.98 kilometres

Bus network data

  • Bus services: around 1,000 - of which around 900 are local
  • Bus stops in network area: approx. 12,000
  • Bus stops in network area plus cross-network fare zones: over 15,000

Customer service

  • connection requests via rmv.de per year: around 300 million
  • calls to the service telephone per year: around 345,000
  • customer letters per year: approx. 43,000

Selected ticket offers

  • LandesTicket Hessen: 172.000 beneficiaries
  • Schülerticket Hessen: 334.000 users in the RMV area
  • RMV-JobTicket: 259 contracts with 330.000 customers   
  • RMV-HandyTicket revenue 2018: 12,9 Millionen Euro
  • RMVsmart revenue 2018: 4,7 Millionen Euro
  • eTicket users: 600.000

 

As of: June 2018