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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.

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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 (2017-18 Q1):

Train operating company name Proportion of route %
(based on train miles)
c2c 15
CrossCountry 3
East Midlands Trains 3
Govia Thameslink Railway 4
Greater Anglia 60
London Overground 11
TfL Rail 6

Train operator performance for quarter 1 of 2017-18

Train operating company name Proportion/% of trains arrived on time Proportion/% of trains arrived significantly late or cancelled
c2c 94.40 2.30
CrossCountry 89.40 4.00
East Midlands Trains 92.20 2.30
Govia Thameslink Railway 76.40 8.20
Greater Anglia 88.80 3.00
London Overground 94.70 2.30
TfL Rail 94.80 2.50

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

Enhancement projects

Name of project Completion date
Ely North Junction capacity improvement CP6
Anglia traction power supply upgrade Mar-19
West Anglia main line capacity increase May-19
Great Eastern Main Line capacity improvement (Bow Junction) Mar-23
Gospel Oak to Barking electrification TBD
Crossrail Stage 1 (Shenfield - Liverpool St) June 2017 - complete
Crossrail Stage 3 (Paddington - Custom House/Abbey Wood) Dec-18
Crossrail Stage 4 (Paddington through to Shenfield) May-19
Crossrail Stage 5 (Reading & Heathrow through London to Shenfield & Custom House/Abbey Wood) Dec-19
Cambridge North new station May 2017 - complete

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 (2017-18 Q1):

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

Train operator performance for quarter 1 of 2017-18

Train operating company name Proportion/% of trains arrived on time Proportion/% of trains arrived significantly late or cancelled
CrossCountry 89.40 4.00
East Midlands Trains 92.20 2.30
Govia Thameslink Railway 76.40 8.20
Northern 90.80 2.00

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

Enhancement projects

Name of project Completion date
MML long distance high speed services train lengthening Mar-23
St Pancras to Sheffield line speed improvements Jun-17 - complete
Market Harborough line speed improvement Dec-19

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 (2017-18 Q1):

Train operating company name Proportion of route %
(based on train miles)
Govia Thameslink Railway 12
London Overground 1
Southeastern 88

Train operator performance for quarter 1 of 2017-18

Train operating company name Proportion/% of trains arrived on time Proportion/% of trains arrived significantly late or cancelled
Govia Thameslink Railway 76.40 8.20
London Overground 94.70 2.30
Southeastern 87.10 3.80

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

Enhancement projects

Name of project Completion date
Kent traction power supply upgrade Mar-19
Route 1 (London to Dartford, Hayes, Sevenoaks and Gravesend) - power supply upgrade June 2016 - complete
East Kent resignalling phase 2:enhancements February 2016 - complete
New Cross Grid, Gravesend train lengthening Sep-18

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 (2017-18 Q1):

Train operating company name Proportion of route %
(based on train miles)
CrossCountry 8
East Midlands Trains 6
Govia Thameslink Railway 15
Grand Central 3
Hull Trains 2
Northern 29
Transpennine Express 12
Virgin Trains East Coast 25

Train operator performance for quarter 1 of 2017-18

Train operating company name Proportion/% of trains arrived on time Proportion/% of trains arrived significantly late or cancelled
CrossCountry 86.1 4.5
East Midlands Trains 92.20 2.30
Govia Thameslink Railway 76.40 8.20
Grand Central 85.30 5.50
Hull Trains 81.20 7.30
Northern 90.80 2.00
TransPennine Express 88.90 4.80
Virgin Trains East Coast 83.70 6.50

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

Enhancement projects

Name of project Completion date
Transpennine Route Upgrade Dec-22
Intercity Express Programme: East Coast capability Aug-18
Intercity Express Programme: East Coast power supply upgrade Sep-18
LNE routes traction power supply upgrade CP6
Gordon Hill turnback Dec-18
Stevenage turnback CP6
Tram Train pilot Aug-18

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 (2017-18 Q1):

Train operating company name Proportion of route %
(based on train miles)
Arriva Trains Wales 3
CrossCountry 8
East Midlands Trains 1
London Midland 20
London Overground 1
Merseyrail 5
Northern 19
Transpennine Express 5
Virgin Trains West Coast 26

Train operator performance for quarter 1 of 2017-18

Train operating company name Proportion/% of trains arrived on time Proportion/% of trains arrived significantly late or cancelled
Arriva Trains Wales 91.90 3.00
CrossCountry 89.40 4.00
East Midlands Trains 92.20 2.30
London Midland 88.90 2.90
London Overground 94.70 2.30
Merseyrail 95.90 1.70
Northern 90.80 2.00
Transpennine Express 88.90 4.80
Virgin Trains West Coast 88.90 4.00

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

Enhancement projects

Name of project Completion date
North of England Programmes Phased completion:
Dec-17
Dec-18
Dec-22
Stafford area improvement scheme Aug-17 - complete
West Coast power supply upgrade Dec-17
Birmingham New Street Gateway project September 2015 - complete
Walsall to Rugeley Trent Valley electrification Dec-18
Chiltern Main Line train lengthening August 2015 - complete
North West train lengthening TBD
Bromsgrove electrification May-18
Redditch branch enhancement August 2014 - complete
Kenilworth new station Dec-17

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 (2017-18 Q1):

Train operating company name Proportion of route %
(based on train miles)
Arriva Trains Wales 3
CrossCountry 8
East Midlands Trains 1
London Midland 20
London Overground 1
Merseyrail 5
Northern 19
Transpennine Express 5
Virgin Trains West Coast 26

Train operator performance for quarter 1 of 2017-18

Train operating company name Proportion/% of trains arrived on time Proportion/% of trains arrived significantly late or cancelled
Arriva Trains Wales 91.90 3.00
CrossCountry 89.40 4.00
East Midlands Trains 92.20 2.30
London Midland 88.90 2.90
London Overground 94.70 2.30
Merseyrail 95.90 1.70
Northern 90.80 2.00
Transpennine Express 88.90 4.80
Virgin Trains West Coast 88.90 4.00

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

Enhancement projects

Name of project Completion date
North of England Programmes Phased completion:
Dec-17
Dec-18
Dec-22
Stafford area improvement scheme Aug-17 - complete
West Coast power supply upgrade Dec-17
Birmingham New Street Gateway project September 2015 - complete
Walsall to Rugeley Trent Valley electrification Dec-18
Chiltern Main Line train lengthening August 2015 - complete
North West train lengthening TBD
Bromsgrove electrification May-18
Redditch branch enhancement August 2014 - complete
Kenilworth new station Dec-17

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 (2017-18 Q1):

Train operating company name Proportion of route %
(based on train miles)
Caledonian Sleeper 1
CrossCountry 4
ScotRail 83
Transpennine Express 2
Virgin Trains East Coast 5
Virgin Trains West Coast 5

Train operator performance for quarter 1 of 2017-18

Train operating company name Proportion/% of trains arrived on time Proportion/% of trains arrived significantly late or cancelled
Caledonian Sleeper 88.20 8.80
CrossCountry 89.40 4.00
ScotRail 90.50 2.50
Transpennine Express 88.90 4.80
Virgin Trains East Coast 83.70 6.50
Virgin Trains West Coast 88.90 4.00

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
EGIP Electrification of Springburn to Cumbernauld Target Price March 2014 - complete
EGIP - Initial Phase Key Output 1 (Newbridge Junction to Glasgow Queen St & Edinburgh Gateway)   Dec-17
EGIP - Initial Phase Key Outputs 2, 3 & 4 (Edinburgh to Glasgow)   Mar-20
EGIP - Haymarket station capacity project Target Price April 2014 - complete
Borders Railway Target Price June 2015 - complete
2013 advance route clearance programme (other routes) Target Price June 2015 - complete
Rolling programme of electrification Yes Mar-19
Aberdeen to Inverness improvements phase 1 Yes Dec-19
Highland Main Line journey time improvements phase 2   Mar-19
Motherwell area stabling N/A July 2014 - complete
Motherwell resignalling enhancements   Sep-18
ECML (North) - WCML (Carstairs) gauge enhancement N/A March 2016 - complete

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 (2017-18 Q1):

Train operating company name Proportion of route %
(based on train miles)
Govia Thameslink Railway 92
Great Western Railway 2
London Overground 5
Southeastern 1

Train operator performance for quarter 1 of 2017-18

Train operating company name Proportion/% of trains arrived on time Proportion/% of trains arrived significantly late or cancelled
Govia Thameslink Railway 76.40 8.20
Great Western Railway 87.90 3.10
London Overground 94.70 2.30
Southeastern 87.10 3.80

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

Enhancement projects

Name of project Completion date
Sussex traction power supply upgrade Dec-18
Redhill additional platform Dec-18
Uckfield line train lengthening July 2016 - complete
London Victoria station capacity improvements CP6
Balcombe to Copyhold bi-directional signalling upgrade April 2015 - complete

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 (2017-18 Q1):

Train operating company name Proportion of route %
(based on train miles)
Arriva Trains Wales 80
CrossCountry 4
Great Western Railway 13
London Midland 1
Virgin Trains West Coast 2

Train operator performance for quarter 1 of 2017-18

Train operating company name Proportion/% of trains arrived on time Proportion/% of trains arrived significantly late or cancelled
Arriva Trains Wales 91.90 3.00
CrossCountry 89.40 4.00
Great Western Railway 87.90 3.10
London Midland 88.90 2.90
Virgin Trains West Coast 88.90 4.00

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

Enhancement projects

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

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 (2017-18 Q1):

Train operating company name Proportion of route %
(based on train miles)
CrossCountry 16
Great Western Railway 80
London Midland 2
South Western Railway 1

Train operator performance for quarter 1 of 2017-18

Train operating company name Proportion/% of trains arrived on time Proportion/% of trains arrived significantly late or cancelled
CrossCountry 89.40 4.00
Great Western Railway 87.90 3.10
London Midland 88.90 2.90
South Western Railway 87.00 3.40

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

Enhancement projects

Name of project Completion date
Great Western electrification CP6
Intercity Express Programme: Western capability May-18
Intercity Express Programme: GWML capacity schemes Nov-18
Thames Valley branch lines electrification CP6
Southcote Junction to Basingstoke Electrification CP6
Thames Valley electric multiple unit capability works Jun-19
Western rail link to Heathrow CP6
Oxford corridor capacity improvements Phase 0 - Sep 2016 - complete
Phase 1 - Aug 2018
Phase 2 - CP6
Dr Days Junction to Filton Abbey Wood capacity improvements Dec-18
Bristol Temple Meads station capacity CP6
West of England diesel multiple unit capability Dec-18
Swindon to Kemble redoubling August 2014 - complete
Westerleigh Junction to Barnt Green linespeed increase CP6
Crossrail Stage 2 (Heathrow - Westbourne Park) May-18
Crossrail Stage 3 (Paddington - Custom House/Abbey Wood) Dec-18
Crossrail Stage 5 (Reading & Heathrow through London to Shenfield & Custom House/Abbey Wood) Dec-19
East West Rail Phase 1 (Marylebone - Oxford) December 2016 - complete

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 (2017-18 Q1):

Train operating company name Proportion of route %
(based on train miles)
CrossCountry 4
Govia Thameslink Railway 5
Great Western Railway 7
South Western Railway 84

Train operator performance for quarter 1 of 2017-18

Train operating company name Proportion/% of trains arrived on time Proportion/% of trains arrived significantly late or cancelled
CrossCountry 89.40 4.00
Govia Thameslink Railway 76.40 8.20
Great Western Railway 87.90 3.10
South Western Railway 87.00 3.40

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

Enhancement projects

Name of project Completion date
Waterloo: 10-car suburban trains Dec-17
Waterloo: Windsor line additional peak services Dec-18
South London HV Grid (Wimbledon) upgrade TBD
Reading, Ascot to London Waterloo train lengthening May 2017 - complete (except Feltham, due in CP6)
Wessex traction power supply upgrade May-17
10-car south west suburban railway April 2015 - complete
Wessex ASDO (Automatic Selective Door Opening) October 2015 - complete
DC regeneration Jan-18
Route 3 - power supply enhancements July 2014 - complete

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