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Train service availability between Stirling and Edinburgh - 21st September 2019: FOI release

Published: 9 Jan 2020

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

Published:
9 Jan 2020
Train service availability between Stirling and Edinburgh - 21st September 2019: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/19/02575
Date received: 22 Nov 2019
Date responded: 23 Dec 2019
Information requested

My request concerns all trains running and/or cancelled, specifically on: Saturday 21st September, between Stirling and Edinburgh.

Response

Please find below the information you requested:-

Saturday 21 September 2019 – Trains between Stirling and Edinburgh
Trains planned to run on 21 Sept between Stirling and Edinburgh 104 services
Percentage of trains which ran on time
(that is, arrived within 5 minutes of the timetabled arrival time)
64.4 percent
Percentage of trains cancelled 22.1 percent
Number of cancellations and incidents of significant lateness
(that is, a train arriving more than half an hour late) 
23 services

I understand that the reason for the significant disruption on Saturday 21 September 2019 was as a result of signal failure at Newbridge West Junction, west of Edinburgh. This resulted in ScotRail incurring in total: 1,665 minutes of train delay, 93 cancellations and 104 incidents of cancellations or significant lateness, across all its operations that day.

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