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Thameslink Line

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 18736, tabled on 3 December 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many trains were cancelled on the Govia Thameslink rail line due to driver shortage in the most recent period for which figures are available.

Answered on

10 December 2015

Figures for driver attributed cancellations the whole of the TSGN franchise in the last four periods are below. This data represents the first four periods since Southern Railway joined Govia Thameslink Railway at the end of July. This data does not differentiate between cancellations due to driver shortage and operational issues.




Rail Period 1605 26/7-22/8

Rail Period 1606 23/8-19/9

Rail Period 1607 20/9-17/10

Rail Period 1608 18/10-14/11

Full cancellations

1093

1331

723

706

Part cancellations

458

410

406

411

Total

1551

1741

1129

1117


The Department does not hold information on cancellations due to sickness.