Bakerloo Line - Peak Hour Frequency

Meeting: 
MQT on 2016-05-25
Session date: 
May 25, 2016
Reference: 
2016/1557
Question By: 
Navin Shah
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

I have been contacted by a local resident who travels regularly from Kenton via Bakerloo line towards Willesden Junction. He says a) the Overground runs every 20 mins. b) Bakerloo line trains terminating at Stonebridge station add to travel time. He has asked if you could increase the Bakerloo line frequency up to Harrow & Wealdstone station during peak hours?

Answer

Answer for Bakerloo Line - Peak Hour Frequency

Answer for Bakerloo Line - Peak Hour Frequency

Answered By: 
The Mayor

TfL is upgrading the Bakerloo line as part of its New Tube for London programme. A peak service of 27 trains per hour in the central area, with air-cooled, walk-through trains, is being planned for introduction on the Bakerloo line from the late 2020s, providing a 25 per cent increase in capacity.

The existing fleet is fully utilised during peak hours and an increase in service to Harrow & Wealdstone could only be achieved by a reduction in frequency through central London, where demand is greater.

However, TfL is considering how it could increase the London Overground service between Watford and Euston to four trains per hour (a 15-minute service rather than the current 20

minutes).