Greater Anglia has been shortlisted for rail operator of the year in the National Transport Awards after improving train performance and customer service.
The company took over the franchise in February 2012.
and has seen punctuality levels at above 92 per cent. It has also eased ticket purchase and information and formed a successful alliance with Network Rail which has led to better performance and far fewer weekends affected by disruptive engineering work.
The winners will be announced at a special ceremony in London in October.
Greater Anglia Managing Director Ruud Haket said: “I’m pleased to see the commitment and achievements of our employees in raising service standards over the last year and a half recognised, with this short-listing for the Rail Operator of the Year award.
“We know have much more to do and we are committed to consistently improving train services for the customers and communities we serve.
“However, this independent endorsement illustrates the progress we have already made in a short space of time, as we focus on the maintaining the positive momentum for our passengers and stakeholders across the region.”