Train Performance for Period 1 is 93.5%

Monday, 12 May 2014

Train punctuality for Abellio Greater Anglia in the most recent four-week period ended 26 April 2014 is 93.5%, as published by Network Rail in the latest public performance measure (PPM) national train performance figures for the rail industry Period 1 (2014/15). The national performance figure for Period 1 covering all Britain’s railways is 92.7%.

Punctuality for Abellio Greater Anglia in the previous four-week period ended 31 March 2013 was 92.1%.

In the route-by-route punctuality figures for Abellio Greater Anglia in Period 1, West Anglia route punctuality is 95.8%; Stansted Express 94.5%; Metro & Southend 93.8%; Rural 92.1% and Mainline 90.3%.

The current moving annual average (MAA) performance figure to the end of Period 1 for Abellio Greater Anglia is 91.7% (this measures the average punctuality for the past 13 periods of train performance). Encouragingly, the specific MAA for the Stansted Express route of 90.83% is now at its highest since the current structure for the Greater Anglia rail franchise was set-up in 2004.

Jamie Burles, Managing Director, Abellio Greater Anglia said: “It is pleasing that overall our train service performance improved again in April, with good punctuality delivered across most of our network. On our mainline route however, a number of contributing factors including an engineering work overrun, fatality incident and other infrastructure and fleet-related problems, adversely affected performance. We are continuing to focus our efforts, with our colleagues at Network Rail to improve consistency and reliability.”

The measure of train punctuality known as PPM (public performance manager) means trains arriving at their destinations within five minutes for commuter services and within 10 minutes for long distance (Intercity) services.