Network Rail posts 22nd consecutive quarter of retail sales growth

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Network Rail has recorded its 22nd quarter in a row of retail sales growth at its train stations around the country.

For the three month period September 30, total retail sales across Network Rail’s train stations increased 5.1 per cent.

This equated to a circa £10 million year-on-year increase, up to £197 million pounds in the quarterly sales.

London terminals Paddington, Cannon Street and London Bridge experienced the strongest growth out of all of Network Rail’s 17 managed stations nationwide.

Total retail sales at London Bridge soared by 50.3 per cent in the last quarter, while Paddington and Cannon Street recorded 46.3 per cent and 11.6 per cent upticks respectively.

Other standouts in London included King’s Cross, where total retail sales grew 10.7 per cent, and Euston, which recorded a rise of three per cent.

Outside of the capital, Birmingham New Street, Edinburgh Waverley and Bristol Temple Meads were the strongest performers, recording growth of 11.2 per cent, 6.8 per cent 5.7 per cent respectively.

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