Share of trains arriving on time in the United Kingdom UK) 2006-2018

This statistic compares the punctuality of long distance, London/South East and regional operated train journeys in the United Kingdom (UK) between 2006/07 and 2017/18. Long distance trains were consistently the least punctual and several points lower than regional and Scotland operators. The average punctuality for all operators was 87.8 percent on-time in the financial year 2017/18.

Share of train journeys arriving on time* in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2006/2007 to 2017/2018, by type of journey

Long distance operatorsLondon and South East operatorsRegional and Scotland operatorsAll operators
2017/1885.3%86.9%89.7%87.8%
2016/1787.6%87.6%91.3%87.7%
2015/1687.6%87.8%91.2%89.1%
2014/1587.4%89%91.3%89.7%
2013/1486.9%89.6%91.1%90%
2012/1387%91%91.6%90.9%
2011/1289.1%91.7%92%91.6%
2010/1187.7%91.1%91.1%90.8%
2009/1088.7%91.5%92%91.5%
2008/0987.2%91%90.6%90.6%
2007/0886.2%90.6%89.6%89.9%
2006/0784.9%88.8%87.6%88.1%
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Source

Release date

December 2018

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2006/07 to 2017/18

Supplementary notes

* A train is defined as on time if it arrives at its final destination within ten minutes of the planned arrival time for long-distance services, and within five minutes for all other services.

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