HC Deb 17 July 1995 vol 263 cc879-80W
Ms Glenda Jackson

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will list the number of incidents of rail signals passed at danger for each year since 1990 to date. [34907]

Mr. Watts

The table shows the number of signals passed at danger since 1990. Figures for 1994–95 are expected to be published this December. By far the majority of trains passing signals at danger stop within the protected zone of the signal overlap.

Signals passed at danger (SPADS) 1990–1993–94
Year Number
1990 895
1991 206
1991–92 944
1992–93 871
1993–94 905
Total 3,821

The figures for 1991 cover the period 1 January 1991 to 31 March 1991 only.

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