Fewer than two-thirds of train stops made ‘on time’

Tougher rail performance measurements show fewer than two-thirds of scheduled stops at stations were made “on time” during the 12 months to the end of June.

A passenger watchdog described the figure of 64.7% as “not acceptable”.

New standards mean trains are considered to be punctual if they are within a minute of the schedule, rather than the previous five or 10 minutes.

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps claimed the new statistics will “stop...
source: This is Lancashire

2019-09-19 15:26
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