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New record for punctuality

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09/23/2009 AT 07:30

In its regular monthly performance update, Network Rail announced that period five (26 July to 22 August) proved to be another record month.

Robin Gisby, director of operations and customer service, said: "Passengers expect their trains to be on time, a basic part of our service that is being delivered. Their priorities are changing but the rail industry recognise that punctuality will always be key and we will continue to work hard to deliver even higher levels of performance."

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Network Rail today revealed the results of a detailed investigation into the need for new capacity on Britain's railway network.

Best July train punctuality for over a decade

July saw 92.4% of trains arriving on time across Great Britain making it the best July since records began over a decade ago.

Electrification Plans A Good Start

Rhe government will support Network Rail's plans for electrification is good news for passengers, the economy and the environment. Network Rail believes this is a good start in what should become a major rolling programme of electrification.

C2C becomes most punctual operator ever

Train operator c2c, which runs commuter services from London Fenchurch Street, has become Britain's most punctual operator - ever - reaching an average of 95.8% of services on time over the 12 months to 27 June 2009. c2c has beaten the previous record set by Chiltern Railways of 95.4% in 2005.

Network Rail opens vehicle developpement centre

Network Rail today announces the opening of its rail vehicle development centre in Nottinghamshire, which will play a key role in building the railway of tomorrow. The facility will help develop rail vehicles, technology and equipment as Network Rail gears up for the future.

Train punctuality reaches new record high

The number of trains arriving on time¹ on Britain's railways reached a new record annual high² in the year to 30 May 2009 as 90.8% of services arrived punctually. The highest level of train punctuality since comparable records³ began almost 20 years ago (1992).

More car parking spaces at Preston station

The new multi-story car park at Preston station will open on Monday15 June. The expanded car park will provide an additional 469 parking spaces, making a total of 939 spaces available at the Lancashire station.

New First Class Lounge for Liverpool Lime Street

Virgin Trains First Class customers using Liverpool Lime Street station now have exclusive use of a new state-of-the-art lounge.

Record train punctuality

Network Rail unveiled its preliminary results for the year to 31 March 2009, a year in which the company delivered record levels of investment, strong financial performance with healthy profits reinvested in the railway and train punctuality at a new all time high.

Train punctuality reaches all time record high

Over 1.2bn passengers last year (April 2008 to March 2009) enjoyed the best train punctuality ever recorded on Britain's railways as 90.6% of train services arrived on time². The highest since records began almost 20 years ago (1992).

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