North East Herts MP Sir Oliver Heald is pressing for up to date information on the stability and reliability of the new interim timetable. He has been told by many passengers that there has been an improvement in reliability for GTR but he is asking for detailed statistics, so that we can judge
Sir Oliver has today written to the senior Network Rail official for our area asking for an explanation for the infrastructure failings on our line. These have included problems with signalling, overhead wires and points.
On 11 July, I attended a briefing with Nick Brown, COO of GTR, and John Halsall of Network Rail. Hopes remained pinned on a reliable performance being established after 15 July, followed by reinstating more peak services.