Network Rail announces nine-day closure of Brighton Main Line between Three Bridges, Brighton and Lewes for major engineering work
Network Rail have issued the following press release about major projects on the Brighton Main Line in the first quarter of 2022:
Network Rail engineers will use a nine-day closure of the Brighton Main Line in February next year, to deliver an £11m junction renewal near Haywards Heath and build a new underpass at Hassocks.
As a result of the work, the railway between Three Bridges, Brighton
Rail operator unveils new recycling initiative to make Brighton Britain’s greenest train station
Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) is aiming to increase Brighton station’s recycling rates to 95% with a new waste unit
Changes to services between Littlehampton and Brighton as Network Rail engineers tackle landslip risk site at Hove
Essential engineering work which will affect Southern train services between Brighton and Hove from Saturday 18 September until Friday 1 October
Bikes abandoned at Sussex railway stations get new life in Brighton
Southern Railway have donated over 50 bikes abandoned on their network to two community cycle workshops in Brighton.
Brighton Bike Hub, based just off Lewes Road, and Cranks, in Kemptown, are not-for-profit workshops who aim to promote and provide affordable cycling. They refurbish and recycle bikes and parts for sale at low prices, and offer space and advice for DIY repairs and maintenance.
£11m railway upgrade means 9-day closure of the lines between Three Bridges, Brighton and Lewes in Sussex
The railway between Three Bridges, Brighton and Lewes will close for nine days from Saturday 19 to Sunday 27 February 2022, to deliver track replacement work and build a new underpass
The train now at platform 8 is the rapid Covid testing service for rail staff
The UK’s biggest rail franchise is offering twice-weekly rapid lateral flow tests to its colleagues who can’t work from home. It’s part of a Government scheme to help stem the spread of Covid-19 and give added reassurance to staff, as well as passengers when they return to the railway.
Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), operator of Southern, Thameslink, Great Northern and Gatwick Express, has set
Govia Thameslink Railway food bank pilot scheme collects over 800 meals for local charities
Thanks to generous donations at Bedford and Brighton stations, a total of 822meals have been given to those desperately in need, following a six-week community pilot scheme from Govia Thameslink Railway and UK charity, The Trussell Trust.
The Railway Food Collection is a partnership between Govia Thameslink Railway and local food banks that aims to encourage members of the public, as well as ra
Govia Thameslink Railway partners with local food banks for community pilot
Govia Thameslink Railway has partnered with Bedford Foodbank and The Black & Minority Ethnic Community Partnership (BMECP) Food Bank in Brighton to launch a community pilot, encouraging members of the public and railway staff to make food donations at new collection points at Brighton and Bedford.
Following the widespread impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, food banks across the country have s
Fond farewell to Southern’s Alan after railway career spanning nearly 50 years
A long-serving Brighton railway worker has been given a send-off to remember by 100 colleagues past and present.
‘Roving cow-respondent’ turns heads on Cambridge to Brighton trip
A 'roving reporter' travelled from Cambridge to Brighton to promote the Cows about Cambridge art trail, of which Thameslink is the Official Travel Partner.
More Thameslink trains between Cambridge and Brighton
Thameslink has announced that it will increase weekend train services between Cambridge and Brighton from this spring.
All aboard the Bedford to Brighton Santa train!
Santa swapped his sleigh for a Thameslink train to give deserving families a magical fun-packed journey at the weekend.
Govia Thameslink Railway's Great Sock Appeal collects over 4,000 socks
More than 4,170 pairs of socks were donated at stations across the Govia Thameslink Railway network on Thursday 5th December, to support six key homeless shelters across the route.
Sock collections took place at train stations across the network, as selected homeless charities and Govia Thameslink Railway – the UK’s largest rail network – joined forces to give those sleeping rough a new pair of
Southern and Gatwick Express trains win reliability prizes
Trains used on Southern and Gatwick Express routes have picked up three medals for reliability. Rail industry ‘Golden Spanner’ awards were given to trains used on suburban services in south London and Surrey as well as those between Uckfield and London Bridge, Eastbourne and Ashford, and Brighton, Gatwick and Victoria.
World War One sacrifices of Brighton railway workers remembered thanks to Sussex mum
Brighton railway workers who served their country have been remembered thanks to an ambitious research project by a mother-of-two.
Thameslink helps provide uplifting day trip for people living below poverty line
Twenty-five homeless people and individuals living below the poverty line enjoyed an uplifting day out at the seaside thanks to Thameslink.
33 GTR retailers commit to free passenger water refill scheme
33 retailers at Govia Thameslink Railway stations have committed to a campaign to reduce single-use plastic bottle by offering free tap water refills for passengers.
Southern worker’s ‘labour of love’ research project into Great War gains recognition
One woman’s painstaking research into the Sussex railway workers who served in the Great War will soon be presented to West Sussex County Council records office, where it will be treated as an official reference document.
Three men in a train cab row London to Paris for cancer
Three Southern Rail train drivers will be relay-rowing the distance from London to Paris during a 24-hour non-stop marathon effort on Brighton station concourse this Friday