Govia Thameslink Railway worker helps save lives as 999 NHS ambulance crew volunteer

Press releases   •   Jun 04, 2020 11:57 BST

​In his day job, Lee Southgate drives Great Northern trains for Govia Thameslink Railway as a shunter. But in his own time, he has been volunteering as an emergency ambulance crew member working alongside frontline paramedics.

Meet the Govia Thameslink Railway volunteers who are looking out for society’s most vulnerable

Press releases   •   Jun 03, 2020 12:18 BST

​A team of caring railway volunteers are doing their bit to help keep people safe at a time when many are at their most vulnerable due to Covid-19.

From railway control centre, to blue-light emergency ambulance crew volunteer: Tom’s story

Press releases   •   Jun 01, 2020 15:30 BST

​For the last three months, a Govia Thameslink Railway worker has been giving up his own time to volunteer as an emergency ambulance crew member after answering a call for help during the pandemic.

Lip-syncing railway colleagues smash fundraising target for NHS workers

Press releases   •   Jun 01, 2020 11:18 BST

​Dozens of Govia Thameslink Railway colleagues have been spreading some cheer by taking part in a fundraising Amarillo lip-syncing music video.

Railway colleagues clock up the miles in aid of NHS heroes

Press releases   •   May 28, 2020 13:19 BST

​A team of Govia Thameslink Railway colleagues have cycled, walked and jogged more than 800 miles to raise cash for NHS staff and volunteers caring for Covid-19 patients.

GTR using 30-day Coronavirus killer to further protect passengers and colleagues

Press releases   •   May 26, 2020 10:38 BST

Govia Thameslink Railway’s entire fleet of Southern, Thameslink, Great Northern and Gatwick Express trains, plus stations and staff areas have been treated with a powerful new viruscide which sticks to surfaces, killing the Coronavirus for up to 30 days

Railway colleagues praised for life-saving actions

Press releases   •   May 21, 2020 16:03 BST

​To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, Govia Thameslink Railway is shining a light on how caring colleagues go above and beyond to help some of the most vulnerable in their time of need.

Children’s art brightens bridge and barriers at Bedford station

Press releases   •   May 21, 2020 15:36 BST

​Thanks to dozens of posters by young local artists, key workers using Bedford station can not only enjoy a brighter journey but can see the children’s heartfelt messages of thanks as they pass through.

Passengers in Sussex who must travel urged to plan ahead over Late May Bank Holiday weekend

Press releases   •   May 21, 2020 11:45 BST

Network Rail have issued the following press release about engineering work affecting Sussex train services over the Bank Holiday Network Rail is reminding passengers to continue following Government advice around the use of public transport, as it prepares to carry out projects over the Late May Bank Holiday weekend to maintain and upgrade the railway to improve future journeys for passengers.

Done and dusted: Network Rail and GTR complete transformation of Northern City Line

Press releases   •   May 21, 2020 10:32 BST

Passengers who need to travel in and out of Moorgate station can now enjoy a smarter, cleaner, brighter route thanks to a six-month programme of track renewal, station redecoration and intense cleaning through the Northern City Line tunnels and stations.