2012 Games Timetable Booklets Now Available at Greater Anglia Stations

Friday, 29 June 2012

Greater Anglia - the region’s train operator – has published its range of timetable booklets for the forthcoming 2012 Games and these are now available from staffed stations. The timetables are available in four regional variations covering the Mainline, West Anglia / Stansted Express, Southend & Metro and Rural routes operated by Greater Anglia.

Train times for the Games have already been published on-line via the Greater Anglia website at: www.greateranglia.co.uk
The timetables include details of extra late evening and additional weekend services that will be operating. The Monday to Saturday timetable will be supplemented with extra carriages on many services and extra late-evening trains to destinations including: Bishops Stortford, Harlow, Cambridge, Cheshunt, Clacton-on-Sea, Colchester, Hertford East, Ipswich, Norwich, Shenfield and Southend Victoria, and many intermediate stations served by these routes. On Sundays more trains will operate, with a revised Saturday timetable running on key routes serving the Games.

During the period of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, Greater Anglia will be providing around an extra 150,000 seats each day on trains across its network serving London Liverpool Street, Stratford, other East London stations and the East Anglia region.

Ruud Haket, Managing Director, Greater Anglia said: “I am very pleased that the train  timetables for the 2012 Games are now available in booklet form from our stations to complement the information we have already made available to customers on-line.

“The Greater Anglia team will be working together with Network Rail and our Games partners in making every effort to provide our regular customers and many visitors to the Games with the best possible service this summer.”

Customers are advised to plan ahead when making their travel plans this summer and useful information on Games time travel is available at: www.getaheadofthegames.com and www.greateranglia.co.uk