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Claire Perry MP on Twitter: 'Britain has busiest+most punctual railway in Europe'

Transport minister Claire Perry misspoke when she said that Britain had ‘the most punctual railway in Europe’, the Department for Transport has admitted.

Extract from DfT statement on Claire Perry's claim about GB rail punctuality and 'busyness'

Extract from DfT statement on Claire Perry’s claim about GB rail punctuality and ‘busyness’

Although they did not mention the fact, the report linked to by the Department also shows that GB rail is not the “busiest” either. One would expect the busiest European railway to be RZD, but no figures appear to be available for RZD as a whole, or RZD in European Russia.

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Written by beleben

November 23, 2014 at 9:16 pm

Posted in Politics, Railways

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