Skip-stopping at Wishaw, Shieldhall, Motherwell, Shotts and Carluke: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/17/01435
Date received: 25 June 2017
Date responded: 10 July 2017

Information requested

Figures from 2016-present day to see how many trains skipped the following stations: Wishaw, Shieldhall, Motherwell, Shotts, Carluke.

This follows as addendum to this letter.


Data on which specific stations are 'skip-stopped' has only been supplied to Transport Scotland by ScotRail since 24th November 2016.

For the period 24th November - Saturday 24th June 2017 (that is, up to date of your request), the number of trains which were 'skip-stopped' at these stations was as follows:

No. of trains skip-stopped No. of trains planned to stop *
Wishaw 73 19,000 0.38%
Shieldmuir 42 15,400 0.27%
Motherwell 15 25,700 0.06%
Shotts 7 12,100 0.06%
Carluke 28 18,600 0.15%
  • The data on the 'number of trains planned to stop' is included in order to provide some context for the response.

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