Nusrat Ghani – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Transport

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Nusrat Ghani on 2016-01-25.

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, by how much revenue accruing to Southern Rail has increased owing to higher passenger numbers in each of the five most recent years for which data is available.

Claire Perry

The published statutory accounts for Southern Railway Limited show the following Revenue figures for the period from 2010 to 2014. 2015 data is not yet available:

Year to 28th June 2014: £755m

Year to 29th June 2013:£705m

Year to 30th June 2012: £665m

Year to 2nd July 2011:£611m

Year to 3rd July 2010:£444m (part year – franchise commenced 20th September 2009)

These figures include passenger fares revenue, and income arising from third party rentals and subleases, and infrastructure access. Revenue increases include both price rises and increases in passenger numbers, however the latter is not separately identifiable.