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03.06.13

Punctuality edges up to 93.5% for period 2

National train performance reached 93.5% for period 2, new data shows, up from 93% the period before.

The figures cover the period from 28 April – 25 May, and are up from 92.3% in the same period last year.

The Moving Annual Average (MAA) is now at 91.0%.

The best performing franchise was c2c, with 98.2% PPM and a MAA of 97.3%. The worst performing franchise was Virgin Rail, with PPM of 85.7% and MAA at 83.7%.

Infrastructure problems, overhead line and signalling equipment, caused the majority of delays on the West Coast Main Line during the period thus impacting upon Virgin’s punctuality. A series of measures to address performance on the Southern end of the route will be announced in the next few weeks, Network Rail stated.

Right time train performance data is available here www.networkrail.co.uk/about/performance/.

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