North East Herts MP, Oliver Heald met Govia Thameslink MD, Tom Moran, to discuss proposals for improvements at rail stations and other rail issues. Mr Moran explained that GTR had consulted with rail users and was completing its submission to the Department of Transport about the works.
Oliver was given an opportunity to discuss the various options and is looking forward to the final results. He also asked questions about performance on the line and was pleased to hear that driver levels and training were approaching the optimum level and that rostering improvements were beginning to pay off.
Oliver also discussed progress on the fifth platform at Stevenage railway station, which will help on the Hertford loop.
Commenting, Oliver said: ‘It was good to be able to raise these issues and have a full discussion with Tom Moran. I am looking forward to seeing him again with the Rail Users Group next week.’