@iansblog #southeastern actually thats figure is worse than that.
The 400 train figure is really train units, not coaches. Some units are 2,3,4,5 or 6 coaches so the number of passengers in each differs.
So if each ‘unit’ has just 10 foil blankets/glow sticks, then that’s 1 for every 24-28 people – based on what Bombardier say the capacity on a Class 375 4 coach unit is (http://j.mp/pxliyP then click technical data)
Not looked up the figures for the other classes, but that’s not a good figure.
Absolutely typical… RT @garyw_: Twitter should be all you need say clueless communication drones at #Southeastern http://t.co/ByLGpvgo
Government not providing figures due to ‘cost’? Sounds like either an excuse or they don’t hold that info!
Rolling Stock: Public Finance
Andrew Griffiths: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what the cost to the public purse was of administering rolling stock procurement in (a) 2007, (b) 2008, (c) 2009 and (d) 2010; and how much was spent in each category of expenditure. 
Mrs Villiers [holding answer 7 September 2011]: I regret that this information could be provided only at disproportionate cost.
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