Tube figures revealed

There were a total of 1, 725, 620 lost passenger hours in 2012/13
There were a total of 1, 725, 620 lost passenger hours in 2012/13 Photo: ITN

The number of tubes leaving on time has hit a record high, according to Transport for London.

Today figures for the last year showed the least delays since records began - the number of hours lost in 2012/13 was down 20% on the previous year.

Added to this, the total number of passenger journeys made also reached an all-time high, with 1.2 billion choosing to take to the underground. Transport for London is putting part of the hike down to the Olympics.

So where are delays greatest? This is the latest breakdown, which shows by line how many passenger hours were lost (taken from Transport for London data):

  • Jubilee: 355, 689
  • Central: 288, 092
  • District: 222, 938
  • Northern: 157, 451
  • Picadilly: 156, 969
  • Victoria: 152, 230
  • Circle + H&C: 139, 738
  • Metropolitan: 127, 979
  • Bakerloo: 117, 171
  • Waterloo & City: 7, 363
  • TOTAL: 1, 725, 620