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Railways: East Coast

Volume 716: debated on Wednesday 13 January 2010

Questions

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To ask Her Majesty's Government what are the targets for timekeeping performance for East Coast main line services for this year; and what levels of timekeeping were achieved by Great North Eastern Railways and National Express in each of the past five years. [HL1161]

Targets for timekeeping performance are an operational matter for East Coast, and I suggest that the noble Lord contacts Elaine Holt, Chair of East Coast with his question at: Elaine Holt, Chair, East Coast, 1/18 Great Minster House, 76 Marsham Street, London SW1P 4DR.

The public performance level moving annual average achieved each year on the Intercity East Coast franchise from January 2001 to January 2010 is shown below together with the name of the train operator.

Year Ending

Public Performance Level Moving Annual Average (percentage)

Train Operator

06 Jan 2001

79.0

GNER

05 Jan 2002

70.5

GNER

04 Jan 2003

68.5

GNER

03 Jan 2004

73.6

GNER

08 Jan 2005

76.4

GNER

04 Jan 2006

81.2

GNER

06 Jan 2007

84.4

GNER

05 Jan 2008

81.9

NXEC

03 Jan 2009

85.5

NXEC

09 Jan 2010

88.9

East Coast

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To ask Her Majesty's Government what bonus agreements are in place for senior staff of East Coast; and what targets they have to achieve to receive bonuses. [HL1163]

I understand that there is no bonus scheme in place for the senior staff of East Coast in this financial year.