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East Mids Parkway undershoots forecast

RAIL

01 February 2019
Empty platforms: the station is not living up to forecasts
Empty platforms: the station is not living up to forecasts

 

Passenger numbers at East Midlands Parkway station are less than half those forecast in the business case that justified its construction, data from the Office of Rail and Road reveal.

The number of passengers using the station fell 2.5 per cent in 2017/18. There were 338,456 passenger exits and entries, compared with 347,252 in the previous year. The ORR also records 26,045 interchanges at the station in 2017/18.

The £25m station opened in 2009. The business case forecast approximately...

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