Statistics on rail travel in and between regions are published in National Rail Trends Yearbook editions, which are available in the House Library.
Data from the London Underground Rolling Origin-Destination Survey show that 99.2 per cent. of London underground journeys are made within London.
Information on other city underground systems are published in the Public Transport Statistics Bulletin, which is available in the House Library.
The answer includes stations that have been re-opened with new buildings.
Silverlink Trains network: Shepherds Bush and Imperial Wharf are under construction.
West Brompton had two new platforms opened in 1999.
C2C network: Chafford Hundred (1995) and West Ham (1999)
One network, Braintree Freeport (1999)
South West Trains network: Chandlers Ford (2003)
The Disability Discrimination Act 2005 requires that all trains are subject to rail vehicle accessibility regulations by no later than 1 January 2020. We are currently developing the necessary regulations and will be consulting on these in due course.
The Secretary of State will, nevertheless, still have the power to grant exemptions from the regulations, even if these run past the “end date”. Parliament accepted the necessity of this during the passage of the Bill for services such as heritage and tourist railways and tramways, which might not be able to meet accessibility requirements in full due to engineering and other constraints.