Bus Ticketing Machines

Meeting: 
MQT on 2007-01-30
Session date: 
January 30, 2007
Reference: 
2007/0195
Question By: 
Andrew Pelling
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

What percentage of bus ticket machines in London suffer a breakdown on average each day?

Answer

Answer for Bus Ticketing Machines

Answer for Bus Ticketing Machines

Answered By: 
The Mayor

About 0.7% of all buses in service each day suffer some form of ticketing equipment problem. Not all of these will actually put the whole of the ticketing equipment out of service, and a number are temporary faults that rectify themselves automatically.