Number of ScotRail trains which failed to stop: FOI release

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

FOI reference: FOI/18/00422
Date received: 9 February 2018
Date responded: 13 March 2018

Information requested

Figures for the number and proportion of ScotRail trains which failed to stop at stations between 20 August 2017 and the most recently available date, in a similar format to PQ S5W-10828 [figures attached – Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/08/2017: To ask the Scottish Government how many incidents of stop-skipping have occurred in 2017 to date on the ScotRail network, broken down by station affected. Answered by Humza Yousaf 14/09/2017].


I enclose a copy of the information you requested, in the format you asked for (that is, similar to that used for Written Parliamentary Question S5W-10828). This is provided within an Annex to this letter.

A listing of the information is attached to this response as a separate .pdf.

For the period 20th August 2017-3rd February 2018, there were 3,684 instances of trains failing to stop, compared with 348,132 trains planned to run (1.06 percent) over that time period.

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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
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