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S5W-14812: Mike Rumbles (North East Scotland)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 22 February 2018

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-14284 by Humza Yousaf on 22 February 2018, whether it will provide the information that was requested regarding how many ScotRail trains have skipped stops in the last year, and how this compares with previous years.

Answered by: Humza Yousaf 28 February 2018

In terms of how many ScotRail trains have skipped stops in the last year and in previous years, the situation is as follows:

 

Year/period

Skip-stopped

trains

No. of services

Services skip-stopped

%

2015-16

3,000

752,639

0.40%

2016-17

4,531

745,829

0.58%

    

2017-18, to

period 10

(rolling annual

total)

5,908

763,116

0.78%