Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin toured the East Coast Main Line today to see how £million of rail improvements are being used to boost capacity and provide better journeys for passengers.
East Coast has been awarded a 91% overall satisfaction rating for its service for a record second time in a row in the National Rail Passenger Survey (NRPS), which is conducted every six months by independent transport watchdog Passenger Focus.
Capita travel and events’ customers can now purchase Wi-Fi codes from the agency in conjunction with their standard class rail ticket on the East Coast Main Line. The development is the latest of Capita travel and events’ innovations to reduce the total cost of travel whilst enhancing the traveller’s experience en-route.
It’s safety first at train operator East Coast’s 12 managed stations – every one has just been reaccredited with Secure Stations status for a further two years.
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• Highest number of First Class journeys for five years on the East Coast route • Sustained rise in First Class travel – up 21% in ten months following new service launch • New timetable and complimentary food and drinks behind success