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Mudslip affects Southern's train performance score

The burst main and subsequent mudslip in Croydon that put five railway lines out of action in early August “severely affected” train operator Southern’s performance, Network Rail has said.

Data released today by Network Rail for the period from 24 July to 20 August showed that Southern’s punctuality was just 88.8%, compared to 94.5% for the same period last year.

The incident impacted services on the 1 August and 2 August, Network Rail said.

 

FranchisePunctuality %Punctuality %
P5, 2011/12P5, 2010/11
Arriva Trains Wales92.395.7
c2c Rail97.198.8
Chiltern93.296.3
Crosscountry91.590.4
East Coast89.286.1
East Midlands Trains94.493.9
First Capital Connect92.393.4
First Great Western91.491.1
First Scotrail91.095.0
First Transpennine Express93.591.9
London Midland93.093.3
London Overground96.296.9
Merseyrail95.797.7
National Express East Anglia91.693.4
Northern Rail92.493.1
Southeastern93.494.9
Southern88.894.5
Stagecoach South West Trains93.694.8
Virgin Trains89.193.0
National92.394.2

Readers' comments (2)

  • Is it not more significant and concerning that the majority of regions are showing a marked decline in punctuality, and they didn't have mudslips?

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  • Does Network Rail have any data on the impact of rioting on train services in some urban areas in early August? There may have been little effect if trains could still run but were cautioned through the areas, but in terms of impact on society these events were more than a mudslip.

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