Top-performing train company c2c has, once again, topped the latest league table of punctuality for London train companies according to National Rail Trends released by the Office of Rail Regulation yesterday.
With average punctuality at 94.3 per cent for the 12 months ending 31 March 2007, National Express Group’s c2c Rail has been confirmed as mainland Britain’s most punctual railway by the latest report from the ORR (Office of the Rail Regulator).
c2c are pleased to announce that work to install new lifts at Upminster station has been completed and they are now open for customer use.
Customers travelling with c2c over the Christmas and New Year period are advised that there have been changes made to services between 24 December and Tuesday 1 January 2008 inclusive. Normal services are resumed on 2 January 2008.
On the 20th of December, c2c have teamed up with Santa Claus and his little helpers to offer children and their families in South Essex the chance to enjoy a special trip on board the Santa Express.
c2c’s fleet of Class 357 Electrostar trains has scooped the prize for the best modern era electric multiple unit in the country for the third year in a row.
Our new winter timetable is now available to view.
c2c will be increasing the number of carriages on trains from four to eight, beginning with services leaving Fenchurch St via Laindon after 16.30 tomorrow.
As a result of engineering works, passengers travelling between Grays and Pitsea via Tilbury are advised that between 29 October and 1 November inclusive, buses will replace trains after 22.20.
c2c today becomes the country's greenest railway with the introduction of renewably generated electricity sources - such as wind farms and hydro power - to be used across all of c2c rail stations, maintenance facilities and offices.
From 2010 on Saturday 6 October, however, and all day Sunday 7 October, work will take place on the line between Barking and Grays via Rainham.
As patrons of the Essex Chamber of Commerce, c2c, the country's most punctual railway, is delighted to announce its sponsorship of the annual Whitebait Festival in Southend on 27 September.
The c2c route will enjoy a normal service on Saturday 15 September, but engineering work will take place between Basildon/Stanford-le-Hope and Leigh-on-Sea on Sunday 16 September.
Dr Bob Spink, MP joined the Mayor of Castle Point Cllr Mrs Beverley Egan, c2c Managing Director Mark Hopwood, Councillors and invitees when he paid his second official visit to Benfleet in four months to inaugurate the new disabled access at the station.
Top performing train company c2c, part of the National Express Group, is, for the second year running, sponsoring long standing commuter Nigel James and his walking companion Richard Quinn, on their annual walk to raise money for the NSPCC.
On Sunday 8 September work will take place on the line between Barking and Pitsea via Rainham and Grays.
Normal services will run throughout c2c during the weekend of 1 and 2 September, with no engineering work. Some late night services during the following week, however, will be affected by work on the track.
Train services will run on all c2c routes throughout the Bank Holiday weekend which will be free of any engineering.
The c2c route will enjoy a normal service on Saturday 18 August, but engineering work will take place between Leigh-on-Sea and Shoeburyness on Sunday 19 August.
Most of the c2c route will enjoy a normal service throughout the above weekend, but engineering work is planned to take place between Barking and Grays via Rainham from 1810 on Saturday 11 until close of service on Sunday12 August.