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04.10.07

South West trains’ performance continues to improve

South West Trains has improved on June’s best ever performance figure by recording a figure of 95% (PPM) for the period between 25 August - 15 September 2007.

South West Trains’ Moving Annual Average (MAA), is now 90.7%; its best ever.

South West Trains and Network Rail have been working hard to improve the punctuality of South West Trains’ services and, not only have 95% of services arrived within 4 minutes 59 seconds of scheduled time, but in the last period, 75.1% of services arrived at their destination exactly to time.

James Burt, South West Trains’ Operations Director said: “It was only three months ago that we were hailing our previous best ever performance figure, topping that by reaching 95% shows that our performance is continuously improving. South West Trains and Network Rail will keep up the hard work and hopefully passengers will see a further improvement over the coming months.”

David Pape, Network Rail Route Director said: “These performance figures show the value of the efforts being put in by South West Trains and Network Rail. This work will continue, with the aim being to improve further and to ensure that passengers reap the benefits of these improvements.”

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