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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S6W-08730
Asked by: Pam Duncan-Glancy, Glasgow, Scottish Labour
Date lodged: 26 May 2022

Question

To ask the Scottish Government how many trains (a) departing and (b) arriving at Rutherglen Station were cancelled in the week beginning 16 May 2022.

Current status: Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 21 June 2022


Answer

Reasons for train cancellations week beginning 16 May 2022 included driver shortages, trespass onto the tracks, fleet issues, signalling issues, points failures and other track faults. The following table provides the data for cancellations, week beginning 16 May 2022, for Rutherglen station:-

 

Total cancellations (planned + unplanned)

Number of trains planned (booked + planned cancellations)

% of train cancellations

 

Departing

Arriving

Pass Through *

Departing

Arriving

Pass Through *

Departing

Arriving

Pass Through *

Rutherglen

  

91

  

1,341

  

6.8%

           

* trains call at Rutherglen but do not commence or terminate at the station