From project support to top notch performance

With the Crossrail project effectively completed, MTR Elizabeth line’s top priority is driving up punctuality, as MD MIKE BAGSHAW tells PHILIP SHERRATT

Attracting custom: No 345038 calls at Custom House with the 10.23 Paddington to Abbey Wood on 24 May 2022, opening day for the Elizabeth Line. ANTONY GUPPY

London’s Elizabeth Line has proved a huge success – of that there can be no debate. While future enhancements such as additional trains will continue to be discussed, for now the aim of delivering a cross-London rail service with a 24 trains per hour (tph) peak frequency has been achieved.

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