Railways: Standards

(asked on 7th May 2024) - View Source

Question to the Department for Transport:

To ask His Majesty's Government how many signal failures there were on the rail system in the last year for which data are available; and how the rate of failure in the UK compares with rail systems in other leading countries.

Answered by
Lord Davies of Gower Portrait
Lord Davies of Gower
Shadow Secretary of State for Wales
This question was answered on 16th May 2024

The Network Rail metric for signalling failures indicates there were 2,936 signal failures on the rail system in Great Britain for the period 2023 to 2024. Network Rail does not hold data on how the rate of signal failures compares with other countries.

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