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Parliamentary Debates and Questions

S5W-08681: James Kelly (Glasgow)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 5 April 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how many times so-called skip-stopping has taken place involving weekday services at each station on the Glasgow Central - Cathcart Circle/Neilston/Newton service in each of the last 12 months.

Answered by: Humza Yousaf 20 April 2017

The number of occasions in each of the last twelve months on which a particular station was ‘skip-stopped’ is as follows:

Station

Dec-16

Jan-17

Feb-17

Mar-17

Burnside

2

1

1

2

Cathcart

0

1

1

0

Croftfoot

2

1

1

2

Crosshill

1

2

2

0

Kings Park

1

0

1

0

Kirkhill

2

1

1

2

Langside

2

2

0

1

Maxwell Park

2

2

0

1

Mount Florida

0

1

2

0

Muirend

1

0

1

0

Patterton

1

0

1

0

Pollokshaws East

2

2

0

1

Pollokshields East

1

2

2

0

Pollokshields West

2

2

0

1

Queens Park

1

2

2

0

Shawlands

2

2

0

1

Whitecraigs

1

0

1

0

Williamwood

1

0

1

0

 

24

21

17

11

Trains booked to run:

5,216

5,401

5,179

5,700

 

0.5%

0.4%

0.3%

0.2%

Note:

Data are only held by Transport Scotland for the period from 24 November onwards. Thus far in April, at time of writing, no skip-stopped trains have been reported.

The data for ‘trains booked to run’, is the number of trains planned to run in each month.