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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-02595: Neil Bibby (West Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 12 September 2016




To ask the Scottish Government whether it will list the (a) vehicles and (b) routes that brought Abellio ScotRail below the performance benchmark in SQUIRE Service Schedule (i) 19 (train seats, tables, racks and other passenger facilities), (ii) 20 (train lighting), (iii) 21 (train toilets), (iv) 22 (train graffiti), (v) 24 (train destination boards, passenger info display boards), (vi) 26 (train posters/on-train info), (vii) 27 (train public address), (viii) 28 (train doors) for the first quarter of 2016-17 and (ix) 30 (train seat reservations) and whether the franchisee has incurred penalties for this performance level.

Answered by: Humza Yousaf 20 September 2016

Fails are recorded against different inventories for each service schedule, these are provided above in brackets.

Schedule 30 – Seat reservations – per carriage

Schedule 28 – Train doors – per carriage

Schedule 27 – Train PA – per carriage

Schedule 26 – Posters – per carriage

Schedule 24 – Train PIS – per carriage

Schedule 22 – Train graffiti – per carriage

Schedule 21 – Train toilets – per facility

Schedule 20 – Train lights – per carriage

Schedule 19 – Train seats, tables etc – (fails per carriage)

The reports provide details of every fault recorded during the first Quarter of 2016-17 for Service Schedules, the sub component fail, the train audited and a brief description of the actual fail.

Supporting documentation is contained within SPICe - BIB number 58191