Passenger alarms

Meeting: 
MQT on 2007-01-30
Session date: 
January 30, 2007
Reference: 
2007/0112
Question By: 
Geoff Pope
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

How many passenger alarms were activated on London Underground during 2005 and 2006 ? What was the average recovery time for each Underground line following such passenger action?

Answer

Answer for Passenger alarms

Answer for Passenger alarms

Answered By: 
The Mayor

There were 1607 incidents involving passenger alarm activations in 2005 and 1949 in 2006. The average initial delay was about 6 minutes across all lines in both years. Line 2005(average mins) 2006(average mins) Bakerloo 6 5 Central 6 7 Victoria 6 5 Jubilee 5 5 Northern 5 5 Piccadilly 7 6 District 9 7 Metropolitan 8 8 Circle & Hammersmith 7 6 East London 7 9