- 9 Jan 2020
Date received: 22 Nov 2019
Date responded: 23 Dec 2019
My request concerns all trains running and/or cancelled, specifically on: Saturday 21st September, between Stirling and Edinburgh.
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)
|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)
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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Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrews House