eTicket readers speed rail passengers through every single ticket gate on GTR network
Rail passengers can now skip standing in line at stations for a ticket to ride by using pre-bought smartphone eTickets right across the vast 11-county Govia Thameslink Railway network
Commuters look forward to more reliable services as first passenger trains run to City of London using digital signalling
Great Northern commuters today began travelling to the City of London in trains controlled by cutting-edge digital in-cab signalling (European Train Control System, or ETCS), giving them a more reliable, greener service
Disruption to last 10 days during national ASLEF industrial action
Regrettably, services on Gatwick Express, Great Northern, Southern and Thameslink will be disrupted for 10 consecutive days in early December during nationwide industrial action by the train drivers’ union ASLEF
More trains for Sussex passengers
Passengers at five Sussex stations will have more trains to choose from when Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) introduces its new timetable from Sunday 10 December.
More peak-time seats on Thameslink for Beds and Herts commuters
Thameslink is increasing capacity for Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire commuters in the morning and evening peak hours when it introduces a new timetable in December.
Bigger and better Gatwick Airport station opens to passengers
A new look Gatwick Airport station has this morning (Tuesday 21 November) opened to passengers, transforming the journey from train to plane and giving passengers travelling between Brighton and London easier, faster, more reliable journeys
Signalling upgrades to impact services in South London during February half term
Rail passengers in South London are being advised to plan ahead as Network Rail completes a major signalling upgrade in February 2024.
Govia Thameslink Railway awards £375,000 for community-led social and environmental projects
Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) has awarded grants totalling £375,000 to 19 charities who are launching community projects in areas served by the train operator.
Bigger and better Gatwick Airport station to open on 21 November
A new look Gatwick Airport station is set to open to passengers on Tuesday 21 November, transforming the journey from train to plane and giving passengers travelling between Brighton and London easier, faster, more reliable journeys.
New partnership calls on rail users to help as it's revealed 170,000 people are reported missing each year
Over three months, GTR will be supporting the charity, Missing People, across its stations and onboard Wi-Fi networks.
On average, around 40 people are reported missing every hour in the UK.
The partnership comes after GTR awarded £25,000 to support the charity in building awareness about its support helpline.
The UK’s largest rail company, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), has partnered with
Planned upgrade works to impact Thameslink and Great Northern passengers travelling to and from London on 3 December
Thameslink and Great Northern passengers are being urged to consider travelling the day before Sunday 3 December to avoid disruption to services caused by essential improvement work.
East Coast Main Line passengers urged to plan ahead with Storm Ciarán set to bring strong winds and heavy rainfall
Passengers planning on travelling to and from London King’s Cross on the East Coast Main Line are being urged to check before they travel as heavy rain accompanied by strong winds in some areas could affect journeys until the weekend.