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Railways: Maintenance

Volume 495: debated on Tuesday 30 June 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport how many rail services of each train operating company were (a) planned to run, (b) cancelled and (c) not in planned preventative maintenance in the last quarter of 2008-09. (283065)

The number of rail services (a) planned to run and (b) cancelled in the last quarter of 2008-09 are shown in the following table by operating company:

Train operating company

(a) Number of trains planned

(b) Number of trains fully cancelled

Arriva Trains Wales

75,583

179

c2c

27,431

189

National Express East Anglia

143,254

1,809

Chiltern

25,642

156

London Midland

83,202

2,235

First Capital Connect

83,179

2,455

First Great Western

112,848

1,796

National Express East Coast

10,724

172

Merseyrail

48,687

283

Northern Rail

202,449

1,302

Southeastern

130,308

3,569

Southern

180,652

5,294

Stagecoach Southwestern

141,893

3,161

Trans Pennine Express

23,883

156

Virgin Trains

20,576

896

Crosscountry

22,327

236

East Midlands Trains

34,929

222

London Overground

32,540

440

The Department for Transport does not hold information on how many rail services of each train operating company were not in planned preventative maintenance in the last quarter of 2008-09.