Passengers on Greater Anglia are set to benefit from improved compensation thanks to a new deal signed between the operator and the Department for Transport (DfT). From 1 April 2019, they will be able to claim compensation for journeys delayed between 15 and 29 minutes under the Delay Repay 15 more
Fare dodgers were ordered to pay £2.9m last year after Greater Anglia prosecuted people caught riding trains without tickets.
More than 10,000 people were prosecuted during 2018 after they were caught without tickets on Greater Anglia trains.
Magistrates imposed fines of more £1,203,974 more
Plans to improve reliability on the Braintree – Witham rail line have been drawn up by Greater Anglia.
The plan commits the rail operator to exploring every improvement and opportunity to prevent cancellations on the branch line when there is disruption on the mainline south of Witham.