Highest Volume of arrivals/departures per platform in a "dead-end" terminal

GordonT

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Which terminal station on the NR network (with no "through" platforms) is likely to be the most intensively utilised one based on the highest number produced by dividing the number of scheduled arrivals/departures by the number of platforms?
 
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HSTEd

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Pre coronavirus, surely Fenchurch Street has to be high on the list?
 

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South Hylton if you're counting stations with one platform? 5 arrivals/departures per hour. The platform is usually empty for 5-6 minutes before another train arrives.
 

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Using today:
Stourbridge Town: 107 ÷ 1 = 107
South Hylton: 85 ÷ 1 = 85
Charing Cross (a): 310 ÷ 6 = 51.7
Charing Cross (d): 302 ÷ 6 = 50.3
Fenchurch Street: 160 ÷ 4 = 40.0
 

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What is Stratford platform one and two numbers. Or does the whole station have to have no through platforms.
 

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Honourable mention for Cardiff Bay which has 87 departures from its single platform M-F
 

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Honourable mention for Cardiff Bay which has 87 departures from its single platform M-F
Does this use the same 153 unit for all of those departures? Not wanting to count every service but it seems like 153972 was allocated to all the ones I clicked on (about 10). Must be a record if so.
 

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Not Waterloo?
Sorry. Brain fog at its worst. The busiest stations with the least number of platforms rather than largest station.
 

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Does this use the same 153 unit for all of those departures? Not wanting to count every service but it seems like 153972 was allocated to all the ones I clicked on (about 10). Must be a record if so.
Yes. Usually the same unit shuttles between Queen Street and the Bay all day. Stourbridge is the same, of course, and it's one unit from a fleet of two.
 

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What is Stratford platform one and two numbers. Or does the whole station have to have no through platforms.
Where (like in your case) there is a specific operation confined to utilising a couple of dedicated dead-end platforms they would count just as if they were in a segregated station of their own.
 

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In that case, Bank Waterloo and City must do good, wasn't there 24tph at peak times into 2 platforms, though only the Bank end is a dead end terminal
 
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In that case, Bank Waterloo and City must do good, wasn't there 24tph at peak times into 2 platforms, though only the Bank end is a dead end terminal
Waterloo is as well I believe, since the lift was removed when the ex-Eurostar station was built. The depot is beyond, but you need a large crane to lift a train out.
 

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Waterloo is as well I believe, since the lift was removed when the ex-Eurostar station was built. The depot is beyond, but you need a large crane to lift a train out.
At Waterloo arriving trains run empty through to a reversing siding within the depot area. But the frequency is quite low compared to say the Victoria Line.

But it’s not on the NR system so probably OT…
 

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South Shields can handle 10tph at its single platform on Great North Run day. On a normal day it handles the same as South Hylton, 5tph

How many trams an hour does the single platform at Eccles handle?
 

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Obviously we already have the winner, but Penarth must be fairly high up the list. And unlike Stourbridge and Cardiff Bay, its not a shuttle service
 

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I would use the metric of trains per hour during the peak. To broaden the topic I'm going to go back to timetables in my youth.

I agree that Bank W&C would win but broadening the discussion beyond a self contained shuttle.

Platforms 1 - 3 at Charing X handled 18 trains per hour during much of the 80s - 6 per platform I don't know about Cannon St.

Fenchurch St had 24 trains per hour over 4 platforms - again 6 per platform.

The winner however would be Moorgate had 18 tph when the service originally opened with two plaforms so 9 per hour.

Returning to the present, if we include LUL Brixton handles 36 tph on two platforms so 18 tph.

Perhaps there are others I have not thought about....
 

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I would use the metric of trains per hour during the peak. To broaden the topic I'm going to go back to timetables in my youth.

I agree that Bank W&C would win but broadening the discussion beyond a self contained shuttle.

Platforms 1 - 3 at Charing X handled 18 trains per hour during much of the 80s - 6 per platform I don't know about Cannon St.

Fenchurch St had 24 trains per hour over 4 platforms - again 6 per platform.

The winner however would be Moorgate had 18 tph when the service originally opened with two plaforms so 9 per hour.

Returning to the present, if we include LUL Brixton handles 36 tph on two platforms so 18 tph.

Perhaps there are others I have not thought about....
If we are doung LU, Isnt elephant and castle up there. Reverses the bakerloo with 2 platforms. They used to 'step back' train crew as the train turnaround time was too short for them to walk the train length. (May still do)
 

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If we are doung LU, Isnt elephant and castle up there. Reverses the bakerloo with 2 platforms. They used to 'step back' train crew as the train turnaround time was too short for them to walk the train length. (May still do)
They still do. Also happens at Brixton, Walthamstow Central, Aldgate, Loughton and no doubt somewhere else I’ve forgotten.
 

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They still do. Also happens at Brixton, Walthamstow Central, Aldgate, Loughton and no doubt somewhere else I’ve forgotten.
Loughton isn't even the end of the line, interesting they step back there.

Stepping back also at Edgware Road (Circle and District), Stratford (Jubilee, 4 trains), Morden, Arnos Grove (also mid-line) and at Waterloo Siding (W&C)
 

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