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Railways: West Midlands

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 90982, tabled on 16 September 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many people use the train service between Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton monthly on average.

Answered on

24 September 2020

Passenger demand flows between specific stations and on specific routes are not publicly available as this data is commercially sensitive. However, the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) publish data on the estimates of the total number of passengers entering and exiting each station in Great Britain.

The table below, which includes the number of station entries and exits at Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton, may be of interest.

Total number of station entries and exits, 2018-19 financial year

Station name

Entries and exits

Shrewsbury

2,226,302

Wolverhampton

5,305,432

Data for additional stations and years are available at:

https://dataportal.orr.gov.uk/statistics/usage/estimates-of-station-usage/