Monday 19 Jan 2004


Region & Route:
South East
The second round of work to improve infrastructure performance at Liverpool Street Station took place over the Christmas holidays and statistics show that all of our hard work and careful planning is paying off.  Over the last eight periods, delay time due to infrastructure failure in Liverpool Street Station throat has reduced by 4,903 minutes.  That’s a 21 percent reduction on last year. Component failures have fallen from 152 to 107 – a reduction of 30%. Mark Phillips, Network Rail Regional Director said: “The performance of the infrastructure at Liverpool Street Station is essential to the smooth running of East Anglia’s railway.  Through our investment and focus of resources in this area performance is improving, month-on-month, delivering a better service for our train operating companies and their passengers.”      The third stage of this rolling investment programme at Liverpool Street will continue in mid February 2004.  Similar maintenance activities will take place, further increasing the reliability and performance of the station and the approaches to it.

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