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Request ID: FOI-3240-2223
Date published: 23 March 2023

You asked

would it be possible to tell me the maximum number of trains in service on the Elizabeth Line at these periods of the day, please – UNTIL 20 MAY 2023 Monday to Friday peaks Monday to Friday midday off-peak Saturday day time Sunday day time FROM 21 MAY 2023 Monday to Friday peaks Monday to Friday midday off-peak Saturday day time Sunday day time

We answered

TfL Ref: FOI-3240-2223

Thank you for your request which we received on 3 March 2023, asking for information about the Elizabeth Line trains.

Your request has been considered in accordance with the requirements of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and our information access policy. I can confirm that we hold the information you require.

Please find the below table that shows the number of Elizabeth Line timetabled services as well as the number of units utilised for each part of the timetable.
Number of Elizabeth line timetabled servicesMay-23May-23Number of train units May 2023Dec-22Dec-22Number of train units  Dec 2022
 WestboundEastbound WestboundEastbound 
Monday to Friday AM peak726662635857
Monday to Friday PM peak657162596557
Monday to Friday 1 hour in middle of the day161645161643
Monday to Friday all off peak trains2142095121321045
Monday to Friday All trains3513466533533361
Saturday 1 hour in the middle of the day161645161642
Saturday all trains2992965030329946
Sunday 1 hour in the middle of the day161644161643
Sunday all trains2592564825625645
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Yours sincerely

Eva Hextall
FOI Case Management Team
General Counsel
Transport for London

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