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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Punctuality of trains arriving within the estimated time of arrival by year - up to 2019 only
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5 mins (%)93.9094.2093.3093.1093.0092.2091.9092.2091.38
10 mins (%)95.9096.4095.8095.7095.8095.4095.1095.2094.81
Significantly late (%)0.300.
Cancelled (%)2.201.902.402.402.402.502.702.802.82
Trains planned (number)315,959.00323,428.00321,222.00320,929.00321,971.00326,158.00328,168.00329,878.00329,968.00



Punctuality of trains arriving within the estimated time of arrival by year - up to 2019 only

Last update

August 2020 August 2020

Next update

April 2021 (provisional)

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

National Rail Trends, Regional User Profiles, Office of the Rail Regulator


National Statistics

Languages covered

English and Welsh

Data licensing

You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see

General description

This dataset gives details on the punctuality of trains arriving within the estimated time of arrival in Wales up to the financial year 2018-19. Data are presented as the percentage of trains that arrive within the specified times or the total numbers of trains planned for that financial year.

Data collection and calculation

Rail transport information are compiled by the Office of Rail Regulation (ORR). ORR data are available via their National Rail Trends (NRT) Data Portal, an online interface for ORR’s database of rail statistics:
Rail safety data are taken from the Rail Safety and Standards Board’s (RSSB) Safety Management Information System (SMIS). For more information about the SMIS see the RSSB website:

Frequency of publication


Data reference periods

Data is shown from 2010-11 onwards

Rounding applied


Revisions information

Data for previous periods are routinely updated. Data for the current financial or calendar year may be revised with the release of next year’s data set


Rail transport, statistical release:


Rail punctuality

Statistical quality

These statistics are used both within and outside the Welsh Government to monitor trends in rail transport and as a baseline for further analysis.
The information for these statistics is based on a range of household and individual surveys and on administrative data.