Northern: Standards

Department for Transport written question – answered on 15th November 2018.

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Photo of Mark Menzies Mark Menzies Conservative, Fylde

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate his Department has made of the number of service cancellations by Northern Rail since April 2018; and what assessment he has made of the effect of those service cancellations on passenger outcomes.

Photo of Andrew Jones Andrew Jones Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport), Vice-Chair, Conservative Party

Since April 2018 the number of Northern services cancelled have been 12,076. This consists of Northern responsible, Network Rail responsible, and Other Operators responsible full cancellations. As a result of the effect on passengers the Department ensured that an appropriate compensation package was provided by the rail industry for those most affected.

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