Check before you travel as engineering work restricts Brighton Main Line services on first Sunday in February
Train operators Southern, Thameslink and Gatwick Express are advising passengers travelling between London, Gatwick Airport and Sussex on Sunday 5 February to check online journey planners in advance, as vital engineering work by Network Rail will mean a long diversion for trains between London and Gatwick Airport, and a limited service between Brighton and the airport.
No trains when ASLEF strikes with a later start each day after
Passengers with Southern, Thameslink, Great Northern or Gatwick Express are regrettably advised to find another way to reach their destination on Wednesday 1 February and Friday 3 February and to be prepared for a later start to services the day after
Line to reopen: Engineers have repaired the 10-metre Lingfield landslip, which closed the railway in Surrey between Hurst Green and East Grinstead
Network Rail engineers and contractors BAM Nuttall have worked around the clock to repair a landslip that closed the railway between East Grinstead and Hurst Green in Surrey on Tuesday, January 17.
Govia Thameslink Railway generates over 236,000 kWh total renewable energy last year alone through solar panels
Photovoltaic arrays at Denmark Hill Station and Streatham Hill Depot have generated 236,387 kWh of energy. This is the equivalent of boiling the kettle to make a fantastic 7.5 million cups of tea. The energy generated through the solar panels also saves 46 tonnes (45,713kg) of CO2 per year
Crawley station’s £6m facelift gives 1960s building a modern makeover
Crawley’s 1960s station has been given a £6m makeover, with a brighter look to the concourse, a new plaza, and more wide ticket gates to give passengers a much better experience as they travel to the town.
Travelling into the office more regularly could boost confidence at work and improve wellbeing in 2023
Research conducted by Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), reveals that 42% of people believe working in the office boosts their confidence and could benefit their career 66% of people also agree that working is more enjoyable when there are others around them People travelling with Southern can add value to their journey and ticket spend with a new rewards scheme that builds points towards treats, d
Strikes set to disrupt rail travel in first week of January
Travel only if absolutely necessary on 3 & 4 and 6 & 7 January due to strikes by RMT
No trains at all on 5 January due to ASLEF drivers’ industrial action
Overtime ban and other strike action also affecting rail services
Passengers urged to plan ahead, especially on New Year’s Eve
Passengers with Great Northern, Southern and Thameslink are being warned, regrettably, that services in t
Passengers have Christmas parcelled up with smart station lockers
Southern, Thameslink and Great Northern passengers, along with local residents, now have on-line shopping made easier with InPost lockers at over 70 stations. Huntingdon, Royston, Hadley Wood, South Merton and Aldrington are the latest to welcome the highly popular parcel lockers.
RMT industrial action affects GTR for entire festive period, with early shutdown on Christmas Eve
Passengers with Gatwick Express, Great Northern, Southern and Thameslink are being warned, regrettably, to travel only if absolutely necessary on Christmas Eve when trains will stop running as early as 12 noon because of national RMT strike action at Network Rail
Speed restrictions removed across Sussex
Southern, Thameslink and Gatwick Express are running their normal timetable this morning.
Revised rail service Sunday evening and Monday due to heavy rain
Forecasts of very heavy rainfall means Southern, Thameslink and Gatwick Express will regrettably be running a revised service until tomorrow afternoon (Monday 19 December).
Network Rail is introducing a 40mph speed limit between 1800 Sunday 18th and 1400 Monday 19th December for safety reasons to routes south of Balcombe, in case of landslips and flooding. Up to 4cm of rain is expecte
Rail passengers warned to travel only if absolutely necessary during national rail industrial action next week
Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), which runs Gatwick Express, Great Northern, Southern and Thameslink trains, is warning passengers to travel only if absolutely necessary due to national rail industrial action by the RMT on 13 & 14 and 16 & 17 December