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Volume 451: debated on Wednesday 1 November 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many trains were cancelled between October 2005 and October 2006, broken down by reason. (97830)

The number of franchised passenger trains reported as cancelled in the year to August 2006 was 73,830. This represents 1.4 per cent. of the services planned to run.

The Department does not hold data relating to the reasons for each cancellation, or data relating to non-franchised train services.