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Mar 10 Record for punctuality set by c2c – Rail industry official figures have confirmed that National Express train operator c2c has set a new punctuality record for Britain’s franchised railways of 96.6% for their Public Performance Measure (PPM) train service performance over the last 12 months (up to 6 March 2010).
Feb 10 Customer satisfaction hits 90% – In the recent Passenger Focus ‘National Passenger Survey’, c2c customers rated 90% satisfaction – among the highest in the country. Results indicate general happiness with performance, value for money and train cleanliness.
Dec 07 c2c is UK’s most punctual line – According to an independent report.
Oct 07 c2c trains to have quiet zones – As discussed in our forum. More.
Dec 06 c2c climb down over timetable – Public opinion wins out, as c2c has announced a return to their old timetable in January 2007.
Dec 06 Passengers to stage timetable protest – Monday 18th December 2006 saw c2c introduce a number of tweaks to their deeply unpopular Winter timetable (launched last week), and commuters suffered another slow, crowded journey this morning. The Evening Echo website reports that a planned passenger protest is set for 6pm today (Monday) to try to get c2c to see reason and get our trains running on time again.
Dec 06 New Timetable fiasco – On Monday 11th December 2006, c2c introduced their new timetable, and passengers have been suffering the consequences – long delays and crowded trains, ever since.

Passengers are dreading the return of the misery line, and changes to the timetable just one week later have made little difference. If your journey has been messed with, you may want to sign the petition at www.petitiononline.com/c2c – nearly 4000 protest signatures so far.

Jun 06 Station Security Scanners – Plans revealed for the airport-style security scanners soon to be deployed at c2c stations. More
New timetable upsets Laindon – Proposed changes to the timetable at the end of 2006 set to upset Laindon travelers – some peak trains would no longer start their London journey from Laindon. More.
On-train TV Scrapped – Controversial plans to install on-train television screens on c2c trains have been axed.
Southend East re-named – From 21st April, the station will be known as “c2c Rail Southend East for Southchurch Village”.
c2c Journey Check on WAPBetter status info – New service announced to allow you to check on the state of your c2c – Journey Check. This includes rail and underground information. It’s available from:

  • Web: http://www.journeycheck.com/c2c/
  • WAP: http://wap.jcheck.com/c2c
  • PDA: http://pda.jcheck.com/c2c

You can find help with setting up WAP access from your mobile, and access to the Internet from your Pocket PC on our sister site, www.filesaveas.com

On-train TV – Your c2c trains are about to have on-train TV installed, showing a mix of news and commercials.
New timetable – The new Winter timetable comes into effect from 12th December 2004. The new timetable is available online in PDF format
Trains trimmed – c2c are to reduce some rush hour services, and shorten some peak trains, to help out the rest of the UK.
A new excuse – A recent reason for a morning of train chaos made it to the national press. The reason for Monday morning’s commuting mess,
was “extreme changes in atmospheric pressure”. See the Guardian’s news story.


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