Recent performance stats

The Ultra pod system at T5 Heathrow Airport opened in April 2011 and since then has carried over 100,000 passengers without incident; a reliability rate of over 99% makes it one of the safest modes of transport currently in use.

  • Average waiting time of 34 seconds (compared to 5-10 minutes for the car park bus)
  • Available 151 hours per week
  • 70,000 passenger journeys undertaken to date
  • Total operational hours since opening: 2,650 hours
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