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Preston-Colne Railway Line

Department for Transport written question – answered on 31st October 2019.

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Photo of Lord Greaves Lord Greaves Liberal Democrat

To ask Her Majesty's Government what are the passenger usage statistics for each station on the East Lancashire line between Blackburn and Colne, for each of the last five years.

Photo of Baroness Vere of Norbiton Baroness Vere of Norbiton Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

In the last five years passenger usage for stations on the East Lancashire line has remained broadly static at around 2.3 million entries & exits. Detailed analysis at each station for the past five years can be found on the ORR website and in the table below.

Station

2017-18

2016-17

2015-16

2014-15

2013-14

Blackburn

1.26

1.28

1.16

1.26

1.33

Rishton

0.051

0.052

0.051

0.054

0.058

Church & Oswaldwistle

0.039

0.039

0.04

0.042

0.044

Accrington

0.46

0.46

0.43

0.38

0.37

Huncoat

0.022

0.025

0.023

0.023

0.021

Hapton

0.0165

0.0163

0.0151

0.0182

0.0191

Rose Grove

0.081

0.072

0.057

0.043

0.041

Burnley Barracks

0.022

0.02

0.025

0.026

0.025

Burnley Central

0.12

0.126

0.129

0.145

0.15

Brierfield

0.031

0.033

0.032

0.032

0.035

Nelson

0.123

0.133

0.13

0.132

0.147

Colne

0.092

0.096

0.097

0.097

0.098

Total

2.3175

2.3523

2.1891

2.2522

2.3381

*figures by million

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