Tell us your views: Greater Anglia named train operator of the year at Rail Business Awards

Greater Anglia has been named train operator of the year at the Rail Business Awards.

Greater Anglia has been named train operator of the year at the Rail Business Awards. - Credit: Archant

Greater Anglia has been named train operator of the year at the Rail Business Awards.

The train operator, which was awarded a two-year contract to run services from London to East Anglia in February 2012, was presented with the accolade at a ceremony at the London Hilton last night,

Praising Greater Anglia for its winning entry, the judges said: “Performance during the first year of operation has been very impressive. This came across very clearly in its excellent submission.“

The Dutch-owned operator runs 1,900 trains a day and carries two million passengers a week.

Since it took over the franchise, Greater Anglia is said to have boosted customer service and delivered wide-ranging improvements across the network.


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More trains are said to be running on time, and other improvements include enhancement work to stations, integration with other public transport and a reduction in disruption caused by weekend engineering works.

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