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Britain’s trains maintain high levels of punctuality

The past month has seen Britain’s train service maintain its record high levels of punctuality with the release of the latest performance results which saw 93.6% of trains arrive on time.

In its regular monthly performance update, Network Rail announced that period six (23 August to 19 September) proved to be one of the highest on record.

Robin Gisby, director of operations and customer service, said: “Passengers have seen good train punctuality over the past six months and our challenge is to maintain comparatively high levels in the autumn months ahead.”

In all 11 of the 19 operators saw their performance improve compared to the same period last year. Four operators saw significant movement in their performance (over three percentage points):