One in ten trains late

MORE than ten per cent of train services between Ipswich and London were at least ten minutes late last year, new figures have shown.'one' railway services between Norwich and London, the route which stops at Ipswich, achieved a punctuality level of 87.

MORE than ten per cent of train services between Ipswich and London were at least ten minutes late last year, new figures have shown.

'one' railway services between Norwich and London, the route which stops at Ipswich, achieved a punctuality level of 87.9pc during the last year.

For intercity services trains are classed as on-time if they arrive within ten minutes of the published arrival time.

Throughout the 'one' network, operated by National Express, 90.1pc of services arrived on-time.

Andrew Chivers, managing director for 'one', said: “We're glad to be able to report a real improvement in punctuality over the last year up to a moving annual average of 90pc - fulfilling our commitment made last year and providing some of the best performance across the region ever recorded.

”We know we have more to do to deliver higher standards of performance on a more consistent basis across all our routes, but there has been real, tangible progress over the past 12 months.”