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Railways: Birmingham

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 218738, tabled on 8 February 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the proportion of capacity used was of trains between London and Birmingham during (a) peak and (b) out of peak hours in each of the last twelve months.

Answered on

13 February 2019

There are no published statistics on the train capacity used between London and Birmingham. The Department publishes rail crowding statistics by city which gives information on passenger numbers and capacity on arrival and departure from city centre stations.

Further information is available from the links below.

Peak rail capacity on a typical autumn weekday by city:

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/728192/rai0212.ods

Peak rail capacity on a typical autumn weekday by London terminals:

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/728193/rai0213.ods

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