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London Underground

March 13, 2002

Question written on 13/03/2002

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions what percentage of deep sub-surface line mileage on Britain’s roads is subject to speed restrictions; and by how much this has changed in the last five years.

Answered by David Jamieson

I understand that the hon. Member is referring to deep and sub-surface lines on London Underground. This is an operational matter for London Underground who have provided the information in the table.Percentage of London Underground Network subject to speed restrictionsDeep tube linesSub-surface linesPercentage of Network subject to speed restrictions at 199697 year end0.16.2Percentage of Network subject to speed restrictions at 200102 year end0.33.5