What's going on in my area

Here you can see information about train operators and their performance, taken from ORR's data portal as well as details of network enhancement projects by region.

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  • Anglia
  • East Midlands
  • Kent
  • London North East
  • London North West
  • Scotland
  • Sussex
  • Wales
  • Western
  • Wessex

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Anglia

Top two stations

Top two most heavily used stations in this area, based on estimates of entries/exits outside of London between 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016.

Station Total entries & exits
Cambridge 10,954,212
Chelmsford 8,488,146

Train operators for this route

There are 7 main operators on this route (2016-17 Q2):

Train operating company name Proportion of route %
(based on train miles)
Greater Anglia 60
c2c 15
London Overground 9
TfL Rail 6
Govia Thameslink Railway 4
CrossCountry 3
East Midlands Trains 3

Train operator performance for quarter 2 of 2016-17

Train operating company name Proportion/% of trains arrived on time Proportion/% of trains arrived significantly late or cancelled
c2c 94.6 2.0
CrossCountry 90.2 3.6
East Midlands Trains 92.4 2.3
Govia Thameslink Railway 73.1 9.9
Greater Anglia 89.3 3.0
London Overground 95.3 2.1
TfL Rail 94.9 2.2

Statistics taken from the ORR data portal:
Trains arriving on time
Trains arriving significantly late or cancelled

Enhancement projects

Name of project ECAM* complete Completion date
Ely North Junction capacity improvement CP6
Anglia traction power supply upgrade Yes March 2019
West Anglia main line capacity increase December 2018
Great Eastern Main Line capacity improvement (Bow Junction) August 2022
Gospel Oak to Barking electrification June 2017

* ECAM: Enhancements cost adjustment mechanism. See our infographic for more information about the ECAM process.

East Midlands

Top two stations

Top two most heavily used stations in this area, based on estimates of entries/exits outside of London between 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016.

Station Total entries & exits
Nottingham 7,200,422
Leicester 5,247,140

Train operators for this route

There are 4 main operators on this route (2016-17 Q2):

Train operating company name Proportion of route %
(based on train miles)
East Midlands Trains 56
Govia Thameslink Railway 26
CrossCountry 16
Northern 2

Train operator performance for quarter 2 of 2016-17

Train operating company name Proportion/% of trains arrived on time Proportion/% of trains arrived significantly late or cancelled
CrossCountry 90.2 3.6
East Midlands Trains 92.4 2.3
Govia Thameslink Railway 73.1 9.9
Northern 92.5 1.7

Statistics taken from the ORR data portal:
Trains arriving on time
Trains arriving significantly late or cancelled

Enhancement projects

Name of project ECAM* Completion date
MML long distance high speed services train lengthening   March 2023
St Pancras to Sheffield line speed improvements N/A July 2017

* ECAM: Enhancements cost adjustment mechanism. See our infographic for more information about the ECAM process.

Kent

Top two stations

Top two most heavily used stations in this area, based on estimates of entries/exits outside of London between 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016.

Station Total entries & exits
Tonbridge 4,337,310
Sevenoaks 4,138,586

Train operators for this route

There are 3 main operators on this route (2016-17 Q2):

Train operating company name Proportion of route %
(based on train miles)
Southeastern 88
Govia Thameslink Railway 11
London Overground 1

Train operator performance for quarter 2 of 2016-17

Train operating company name Proportion/% of trains arrived on time Proportion/% of trains arrived significantly late or cancelled
Govia Thameslink Railway 73.1 9.9
London Overground 95.3 2.1
Southeastern 87.8 3.7

Statistics taken from the ORR data portal:
Trains arriving on time
Trains arriving significantly late or cancelled

Enhancement projects

Name of project ECAM* Completion date
Kent traction power supply upgrade Yes March 2019
Route 1 – power supply upgrade N/A June 2016 - Complete
East Kent resignalling phase 2:enhancements Yes February 2016 - Complete
New Cross Grid, Gravesend train lengthening Yes August 2017

* ECAM: Enhancements cost adjustment mechanism. See our infographic for more information about the ECAM process.

London North East

Top two stations

Top two most heavily used stations in this area, based on estimates of entries/exits outside of London between 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016.

Station Total entries & exits
Leeds 29,723,734
Newcastle 8,189,528

Train operators for this route

There are 8 main operators on this route (2016-17 Q2):

Train operating company name Proportion of route %
(based on train miles)
Northern 30
Virgin Trains East Coast 25
Govia Thameslink Railway 15
Transpennine Express 12
CrossCountry 8
East Midlands Trains 6
Grand Central 3
Hull Trains 2

Train operator performance for quarter 2 of 2016-17

Train operating company name Proportion/% of trains arrived on time Proportion/% of trains arrived significantly late or cancelled
CrossCountry 90.2 3.6
Virgin Trains East Coast 81.6 8.4
East Midlands Trains 92.4 2.3
Govia Thameslink Railway 73.1 9.9
Northern 92.5 1.7
TransPennine Express 90.5 4.1
Grand Central 83.3 6.6
Hull Trains 81.6 7.3

Statistics taken from the ORR data portal:
Trains arriving on time
Trains arriving significantly late or cancelled

Enhancement projects

Name of project ECAM* Completion date
Transpennine Route Upgrade December 2022
Intercity Express Programme: East Coast capability Part August 2017
Intercity Express Programme: East Coast power supply upgrade Yes August 2017
LNE routes traction power supply upgrade CP6
Stevenage and Gordon Hill turnbacks CP6 and September 2018
Capacity relief to the ECML (GN/GE joint line) N/A November 2014 - complete
North Doncaster chord N/A June 2014 - complete
Tram Train pilot N/A June 2019
East Coast mainline overhead line electrification N/A March 2015 - complete

* ECAM: Enhancements cost adjustment mechanism. See our infographic for more information about the ECAM process.

London North West

Top two stations

Top two most heavily used stations in this area, based on estimates of entries/exits outside of London between 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016.

Station Total entries & exits
Birmingham New Street 39,077,018
Manchester Piccadilly 25,792,700

Train operators for this route

There are 11 main operators on this route (2016-17 Q2):

Train operating company name Proportion of route %
(based on train miles)
Virgin Trains West Coast 27
London Midland 20
Northern 20
Chiltern Railways 10
CrossCountry 7
Merseyrail 6
Transpennine Express 5
Arriva Trains Wales 3
East Midlands Trains 1
London Overground 1
Caledonian Sleeper 1

Train operator performance for quarter 2 of 2016-17

Train operating company name Proportion/% of trains arrived on time Proportion/% of trains arrived significantly late or cancelled
Arriva Trains Wales 91.7 2.8
Chiltern Railways 91.7 2.4
CrossCountry 90.2 3.6
East Midlands Trains 92.4 2.3
Transpennine Express 90.5 4.1
London Overground 95.3 2.1
Merseyrail 96.0 1.8
Northern 92.5 1.7
Govia Thameslink Railway 73.1 9.9
London Midland 90.4 2.4
Virgin Trains West Coast 89.7 3.5

Statistics taken from the ORR data portal:
Trains arriving on time
Trains arriving significantly late or cancelled

Enhancement projects

Name of project ECAM* Completion date
North of England Programmes Phased completion dates
December 2017
December 2018
December 2022
Stafford area improvement scheme Yes August 2017
West Coast power supply upgrade Yes August 2017
Birmingham New Street Gateway project N/A September 2015 - complete
Walsall to Rugeley Trent Valley electrification Yes December 2017
Chiltern Main Line train lengthening Yes August 2015 - Complete
North West train lengthening TBD
Bromsgrove electrification N/A November 2017
Redditch branch enhancement N/A August 2014 - complete

* ECAM: Enhancements cost adjustment mechanism. See our infographic for more information about the ECAM process.

London North West

Top two stations

Top two most heavily used stations in this area, based on estimates of entries/exits outside of London between 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016.

Station Total entries & exits
Birmingham New Street 39,077,018
Manchester Piccadilly 25,792,700

Train operators for this route

There are 11 main operators on this route (2016-17 Q2):

Train operating company name Proportion of route %
(based on train miles)
Virgin Trains West Coast 27
London Midland 20
Northern 20
Chiltern Railways 10
CrossCountry 7
Merseyrail 6
Transpennine Express 5
Arriva Trains Wales 3
East Midlands Trains 1
London Overground 1
Caledonian Sleeper 1

Train operator performance for quarter 2 of 2016-17

Train operating company name Proportion/% of trains arrived on time Proportion/% of trains arrived significantly late or cancelled
Arriva Trains Wales 91.7 2.8
Chiltern Railways 91.7 2.4
CrossCountry 90.2 3.6
East Midlands Trains 92.4 2.3
Transpennine Express 90.5 4.1
London Overground 95.3 2.1
Merseyrail 96.0 1.8
Northern 92.5 1.7
Govia Thameslink Railway 73.1 9.9
London Midland 90.4 2.4
Virgin Trains West Coast 89.7 3.5

Statistics taken from the ORR data portal:
Trains arriving on time
Trains arriving significantly late or cancelled

Enhancement projects

Name of project ECAM* Completion date
North of England Programmes Phased completion dates
December 2017
December 2018
December 2022
Stafford area improvement scheme Yes August 2017
West Coast power supply upgrade Yes August 2017
Birmingham New Street Gateway project N/A September 2015 - complete
Walsall to Rugeley Trent Valley electrification Yes December 2017
Chiltern Main Line train lengthening Yes August 2015 - Complete
North West train lengthening TBD
Bromsgrove electrification N/A November 2017
Redditch branch enhancement N/A August 2014 - complete

* ECAM: Enhancements cost adjustment mechanism. See our infographic for more information about the ECAM process.

Scotland

Top two stations

Top two most heavily used stations in this area, based on estimates of entries/exits between 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016.

Station Total entries & exits
Glasgow Central 30,000,582
Edinburgh 21,723,960

Train operators for this route

There are 6 main operators on this route (2016-17 Q2):

Train operating company name Proportion of route %
(based on train miles)
ScotRail 82
Virgin Trains West Coast 6
Virgin Trains East Coast 5
CrossCountry 4
Transpennine Express 3
Caledonian Sleeper 1

Train operator performance for quarter 2 of 2016-17

Train operating company name Proportion/% of trains arrived on time Proportion/% of trains arrived significantly late or cancelled
CrossCountry 90.2 3.6
Virgin Trains East Coast 81.6 8.4
ScotRail 90.2 2.5
Transpennine Express 90.5 4.1
Virgin Trains West Coast 89.7 3.5
Caledonian Sleeper 87.0 10.3

Statistics taken from the ORR data portal:
Trains arriving on time
Trains arriving significantly late or cancelled

Enhancement projects

Name of project ECAM complete Completion date
Funds to deliver specific outcomes
Scottish Stations Fund N/A N/A
Scottish Strategic Fail Freight Investment Fund N/A N/A
Scottish Network Improvement Fund N/A N/A
Scottish Network Development Fund N/A N/A
Scotland: Level Crossing Fund N/A N/A
Commited projects
EGIP Electrification of Springburn to Cumbernauld N/A March 2014 - complete
EGIP – Initial Phase Key Output 1 March 2017
EGIP – Initial Phase Key Outputs 2, 3 & 4 March 2019
EGIP – Haymarket station capacity project N/A April 2014 - complete
Borders Railway N/A June 2015 - complete
Other Scottish projects
2013 advance route clearance programme (other routes) N/A June 2015 - complete
Rolling programme of electrification Yes March 2019
Aberdeen to Inverness improvements phase 1 Yes March 2019
Highland Main Line journey time improvements phase 2 March 2019
Motherwell area stabling July 2014 - complete
Motherwell resignalling enhancements Part September 2018
ECML (North) – WCML (Carstairs) gauge enhancement March 2016

* ECAM: Enhancements cost adjustment mechanism. See our infographic for more information about the ECAM process.

Sussex

Top two stations

Top two most heavily used stations in this area, based on estimates of entries/exits outside of London between 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016.

Station Total entries & exits
Gatwick Airport 18,028,846
Brighton 17,333,326

Train operators for this route

There are 4 main operators on this route (2016-17 Q2):

Train operating company name Proportion of route %
(based on train miles)
Govia Thameslink Railway 91
London Overground 5
Great Western Railway 2
Southeastern 1

Train operator performance for quarter 2 of 2016-17

Train operating company name Proportion/% of trains arrived on time Proportion/% of trains arrived significantly late or cancelled
Govia Thameslink Railway 73.1 9.9
Great Western Railway 87.4 3.3
London Overground 95.3 2.1
Southeastern 87.8 3.7

Statistics taken from the ORR data portal:
Trains arriving on time
Trains arriving significantly late or cancelled

Enhancement projects

Name of project ECAM complete Completion date
Sussex traction power supply upgrade December 2018
Redhill additional platform Yes December 2018
Uckfield line train lengthening Yes July 2016 - Complete
London Victoria station capacity improvements Yes CP6
Balcombe to Copyhold bi-directional signalling upgrade N/A April 2015 - complete

* ECAM: Enhancements cost adjustment mechanism. See our infographic for more information about the ECAM process.

Wales

Top two stations

Top two most heavily used stations in this area, based on estimates of entries/exits between 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016.

Station Total entries & exits
Cardiff Central 12,744,582
Cardiff Queen Street 2,643,568

Train operators for this route

There are 5 main operators on this route (2016-17 Q2):

Train operating company name Proportion of route %
(based on train miles)
Arriva Trains Wales 80
Great Western Railway 12
CrossCountry 4
Virgin Trains West Coast 2
London Midland 1

Train operator performance for quarter 2 of 2016-17

Train operating company name Proportion/% of trains arrived on time Proportion/% of trains arrived significantly late or cancelled
Arriva Trains Wales 91.7 2.8
CrossCountry 90.2 3.6
Great Western Railway 87.4 3.3
London Midland 90.4 2.4
Virgin Trains West Coast 89.7 3.5

Statistics taken from the ORR data portal:
Trains arriving on time
Trains arriving significantly late or cancelled

Enhancement projects

Name of project ECAM complete Completion date
Welsh Valley Lines electrification TBC
Barry–Cardiff Queen Street corridor January 2017

* ECAM: Enhancements cost adjustment mechanism. See our infographic for more information about the ECAM process.

Western

Top two stations

Top two most heavily used stations in this area, based on estimates of entries/exits outside of London between 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016.

Station Total entries & exits
Bristol Temple Meads 10,711,464
Bath Spa 6,134,318

Train operators for this route

There are 4 main operators on this route (2016-17 Q2):

Train operating company name Proportion of route %
(based on train miles)
Great Western Railway 78
CrossCountry 17
London Midland 2
South West Trains 1

Train operator performance for quarter 2 of 2016-17

Train operating company name Proportion/% of trains arrived on time Proportion/% of trains arrived significantly late or cancelled
CrossCountry 90.2 3.6
Great Western Raiway 87.4 3.3
London Midland 90.4 2.4
South West Trains 88.1 3.3

Statistics taken from the ORR data portal:
Trains arriving on time
Trains arriving significantly late or cancelled

Enhancement projects

Name of project ECAM complete Completion date
Great Western electrification Part CP6
Intercity Express Programme: Western capability May 2018
Intercity Express Programme: GWML capacity schemes Yes November 2018
Thames Valley branch lines electrification December 2018
Southcote Junction to Basingstoke Electrification CP6
Thames Valley electric multiple unit capability works Yes June 2019
Western rail access to Heathrow CP6
Oxford corridor capacity improvements Phase 0 – Sep 2016 – Complete
Phase 1 – May 2018
Phase 2 – CP6
Dr Days Junction to Filton Abbey Wood capacity improvements Yes December 2018
Bristol Temple Meads station capacity CP6
West of England diesel multiple unit capability May 2018
Swindon to Kemble redoubling N/A August 2014 - complete
Westerleigh Junction to Barnt Green linespeed increase N/A CP6

* ECAM: Enhancements cost adjustment mechanism. See our infographic for more information about the ECAM process.

Wessex

Top two stations

Top two most heavily used stations in this area, based on estimates of entries/exits outside of London between 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016.

Station Total entries & exits
Guildford 8,200,644
Woking 7,989,232

Train operators for this route

There are 4 main operators on this route (2016-17 Q2):

Train operating company name Proportion of route %
(based on train miles)
South West Trains 85
Great Western Railway 7
Govia Thameslink Railway 4
CrossCountry 4

Train operator performance for quarter 2 of 2016-17

Train operating company name Proportion/% of trains arrived on time Proportion/% of trains arrived significantly late or cancelled
CrossCountry 90.2 3.6
Great Western Railway 87.4 3.3
South West Trains 88.1 3.3
Govia Thameslink Railway 73.1 9.9

Statistics taken from the ORR data portal:
Trains arriving on time
Trains arriving significantly late or cancelled

Enhancement projects

Name of project ECAM complete Completion date
Waterloo Part March 2019
South London HV Grid (Wimbledon) upgrade 2022
Reading, Ascot to London Waterloo train lengthening Yes May 2017
Wessex traction power supply upgrade Yes May 2017
10-car south west suburban railway N/A October 2014 - complete
Wessex ASDO N/A April 2014 - complete
DC regeneration N/A August 2017
Route 3 - power supply enhancements N/A July 2014 - complete

* ECAM: Enhancements cost adjustment mechanism. See our infographic for more information about the ECAM process.

Top three stations in Great Britain

Top three most heavily used stations in Great Britain, based on estimates of entries/exits between 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016.

Station Total entries & exits Ranking last year
Waterloo 99,148,388 1
Victoria 81,151,418 2
Liverpool Street 66,556,690 3