Railways: West Midlands

Department for Transport written question – answered on 22nd September 2020.

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Photo of Daniel Kawczynski Daniel Kawczynski Conservative, Shrewsbury and Atcham

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many journeys are made on average annually between Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton by train.

Photo of Daniel Kawczynski Daniel Kawczynski Conservative, Shrewsbury and Atcham

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many people use the train service between Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury annually on average.

Photo of Chris Heaton-Harris Chris Heaton-Harris Minister of State (Department for Transport)

Passenger demand flows between specific stations and on specific routes are not publicly available as this data is commercially sensitive. However, the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) publish data on the estimates of the total number of passengers entering and exiting each station in Great Britain.

The table below, which includes the number of station entries and exits at Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton, may be of interest.

Total number of station entries and exits, 2018-19 financial year

Station name

Entries and exits

Shrewsbury

2,226,302

Wolverhampton

5,305,432

Data for additional stations and years are available at:

https://dataportal.orr.gov.uk/statistics/usage/estimates-of-station-usage/

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