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07.05.13

National train performance ticks up to 93%

National train performance was at 93% for period 1, Network Rail has announced.

The latest PPM covers the period from April 1 to 27 and compares to 93.3% for the same period last year. It is an improvement on period 13, when PPM stood at 91.4%.

The moving annual average (MAA) is now at 90.9%.

London Overground and Merseyrail scored the best performance this period, with both franchises at 96.4%. c2c still holds the highest MAA, at 97.3%.

The worst performing franchise was East Coast at 85.1%, and Virgin Trains has the lowest MAA at 83.5%.

Services on the East Coast Main Line were impacted by two overhead line incidents near Potters Bar and Grantham, a signalling fault at Sandy and a fatality near Berwick upon Tweed, Network Rail said.

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