These are the best and worst railway stations in Sheffield for trains turning up on time

A railway station in Sheffield is in the bottom 20 nationally for trains arriving on time, latest statistics show.

Thursday, 12th December 2019, 12:45 pm
Updated Friday, 13th December 2019, 1:15 pm

Dore and Totley station in the south of the city is 2,599th out of 2,618 stations for punctuality, according to the website ontimetrains.co.uk, which ranks stations according to how likely passengers are to be left waiting.

Just 13 per cent of trains arrived on time over the last 12 weeks, its statistics show, with 18 per cent running 10 minutes or more late and five percent of services being cancelled.

Sheffield station is also languishing in the bottom 200, ranking 2,454th, with only 30 per cent of services on time and 19 per cent either cancelled or delayed by at least 10 minutes.

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Sheffield railway station ranks 2,454th out of 2,618 stations for punctuality, according to ontimetrains.co.uk

And Meadowhall fares even worse, sitting in 2,501st place, with 17 per cent of trains on time and 19 per cent either cancelled or delayed by at least 10 minutes.

Chapeltown is ranked 2,251st but there’s slightly better news for passengers at Darnall, in 1,618th, and Woodhouse, in 1,458th.

Some Sheffield Supertram stops are also ranked for punctuality by ontimetrains.co.uk, and they are much higher up the table.

Tinsley Meadowhall is 641st, tied with Sheffield Arena, and Sheffield Cathedral is 524th.

At Sheffield Cathedral, 75 per cent of trams arrived on time and just two per cent were 10 or more minutes late, though 16 per cent of services were cancelled.

The best station for punctuality, according to ontimetrains.co.uk, is Barons Court tube station in London, where 100 per cent of services arrived on time.

Bottom of the pile is Swanage, in Dorset, where 100 per cent of services were 10 minutes or more late.

Here are the full details of how railway stations in Sheffield performed:

Sheffield: 2,454th out of 2,618

30% On time

19% 1-2 minutes late

14% 3-4 minutes late

18% 5-9 minutes late

13% 10+ minutes late

6% Cancelled

Meadowhall: 2,501st out of 2,618

17% On time

27% 1-2 minutes late

17% 3-4 minutes late

20% 5-9 minutes late

12% 10+ minutes late

7% Cancelled

Dore and Totley: 2,599th out of 2,618

13% On time

19% 1-2 minutes late

17% 3-4 minutes late

28% 5-9 minutes late

18% 10+ minutes late

5% Cancelled

Chapeltown: 2,251st out of 2,618

29% On time

25% 1-2 minutes late

13% 3-4 minutes late

16% 5-9 minutes late

12% 10+ minutes late

6% Cancelled

Darnall: 1,618th out of 2,618

41% On time

25% 1-2 minutes late

11% 3-4 minutes late

11% 5-9 minutes late

6% 10+ minutes late

7% Cancelled

Woodhouse: 1,458th out of 2,618

48% On time

20% 1-2 minutes late

10% 3-4 minutes late

9% 5-9 minutes late

6% 10+ minutes late

7% Cancelled